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  • Wal-Mart’s VPN-Launched Data Breach Raising Data Logging Questions

    Posted on October 15th, 2009 admin No comments

    Back in June 2005, right around the time that several major retailers (including TJX, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Boston Market and DSW) were being attacked by Albert Gonzalez’s cyber thief gang, Wal-Mart was quietly experiencing its own data breach. In Wal-Mart’s case, though, the breach began in June 2005 and wasn’t discovered by Wal-Mart until some 17 months later.These new details of Wal-Mart’s data breach—which saw POS source code grabbed and zapped to parties unknown in Eastern Europe—are shedding more light on the early days of these retail assaults and how various chains learned of them and then dealt with them.

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    Wal-Mart’s VPN-Launched Data Breach Raising Data Logging Questions

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