Hacking attacks like those that siphoned credit-card data from Target Corp. (TGT) and Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. are probably part of an unprecedented assault on a larger number of retailers, according to a security company working with the government.
Quick! The bad guy/super villain has left the room! Plug in a mysterious device that’ll hack up their computer while an on-screen progress bar ticks forward to convey to the audience that things are working!
It’s a classic scene from basically every spy movie in history. In this case, however, that mystery device is real.
t’s been different for everyone,” she said. She was upbeat, optimistic, even after finding out her bank account information had been traded on a black market website. She was worried her identity had also leaked. She imagined her private information on some forum somewhere and shuddered. She had a right to be concerned.