With this year's dramatic uptick in data breaches targeting retailers and restaurant chains and, more specifically, the payment card data they process every day, it's safe to say that, for the moment, cyber crooks feel like they have found the goose that lays golden eggs.
While cyber thieves continue to breach major corporations such as JP Morgan and, just last week, the Salvation Army and Home Depot, Americans still seem to be unconcerned about the growing cyber crisis, according to idRADAR.
In a terse statement, and an annoyingly repetitive FAQ, Home Depot has confirmed that it had suffered a breach of its payment data systems.
Still officially unconfirmed, a Home Depot hack looks increasingly likely to have happened.
The Home Depot, a popular American home improvement and construction retailer that boasts of 2,200 stores in the US and 287 abroad, has apparently suffered a data breach that compromised customer credit cards.