Home Depot All But Confirms Doozy of a Data Breach


Home Depot may have experienced a massive security breach — possibly on a greater scale than last year’s Target breach, which affected an estimated 110 million people. Home Depot on Wednesday said it was investigating the possibility, following security researcher Brian Krebs’ Tuesday alert. Multiple banks earlier on Tuesday had seen indications that Home Depot was the source of a huge new batch of stolen credit and debit cards that had gone on sale in the cybercrime underground.

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