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Photo: FLLewis / Media City -- Kmart 1000 North San Fernando Blvd. Burbank October 11, 2014

Hackers attack Kmart, Albertsons hit for a second time

Kmart is the latest retailer to be attacked by hackers. The disclosure was made on October 9 “… our Kmart store payment data systems were infected with a form of malware that was undetectable by current anti-virus systems. We were able to quickly remove the malware. However, we believe certain debit and credit card numbers have been compromised, ” according to a news release from the company. Kmart will be offering free credit monitoring protection for those who shopped at its stores during September through last Thursday.  More... Read More →

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Shoplifting a serious problem at Burbank Kmart: Two cops shot in latest incident

It might be an ugly sign of the recession, but there have been two violent encounters involving suspected shoplifters at a major Burbank retail store in less than a week. The latest occurred today at around noon in front of the Kmart store at 1000 North San Fernando Road. The official Burbank police press release says:”Officers had taken the suspect into custody and were outside the store when a struggle began.  During the struggle, shots were fired, leaving both officers with gunshot wounds. The suspect continued fighting with one of the wounded officers, until he... Read More →

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