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FLLewis / Media City G -- The Home Depot at 1200 Flower St, Burbank September 9, 2014

Millions of email addresses stolen in Home Depot hack

More bad news for Home Depot shoppers. The world’s largest home improvement retailer announced last summer its payment data systems in the U.S. and Canada were  hacked  between April and September of 2014. In that cyber attack, thieves reportedly got away with the payment information for around  “56 million credit cards.”  Last, Thursday in an update on its investigation, the company disclosed the hackers stole “approximately 53 million” email addresses in the security breach, according to a news release. Home Depot claims the hackers got only a limited... Read More →

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FLLewis / Media City G -- The Home Depot at 1200 Flower St, Burbank September 9, 2014

Consumer Alert: Security breach confirmed at The Home Depot

The Home Depot has confirmed it was hacked.  On September 2, the world’s largest home improvement chain announced an investigation, involving the Secret Service and security experts, into the attack. On Monday, September 8,  Home Depot confirmed its data payment systems had been invaded by cyber thieves. The company website warns consumers who may have used credit or debit cards at its stores in the U.S. and Canada anytime in April 2014 or thereafter need to check their statements. “We apologize for the frustration and anxiety this causes... Read More →

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