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Published 2 Years Ago on Wednesday, Nov 25 2020 By Inside Telecom Staff
Home Depot has reached a $17.5 million settlement with the attorney generals of 46 states and the District of Columbia over a 2014 data breach that exposed the payment card information of some 40 million customers.
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office detailed the settlement in a statement Tuesday, saying Home Depot agreed under its terms to employ a full-time chief information security officer among other measures.
Cybercriminals hacked into Home Depot’s self-checkout point-of-sale systems using a third-party vendor’s username and password and installed malware that harvested the customer data from April through September 2014.
By The Associated Press – BOSTON .
It is a great point of frustration for many of today’s youth that while the rest of the world’s industries and sectors are digitized and evolving with time, the education system feels stuck in the 1920s – at least outside of developed countries. Many parents and children alike are yearning for a more futuristic education […]
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