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The attorneys general of Connecticut, Illinois and California are leading a multistate probe into a data breach disclosed by retailer Home Depot.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- At least five states have launched a joint probe into the data breach on the payment-card processing systems of Home Depot Inc, even as the retailer works to determine the impact on its customers in the United States and Canada.
Home Depot shoppers can keep accounts safe with little elbow grease: Call issuer and ask for a new card, if old card was used during data breach period.
The home-improvement retailer officially confirmed a data breach. Home Depot's investigation is focused on transactions made as far back as April.
NEW YORK— Stocks fell for a second straight day Tuesday as investors were left unimpressed by Apple's latest batch of product announcements. Negative news out of Home Depot and McDonald's also weighed on the market.
CHICAGO, Sept 8- Home Depot Inc confirmed on Monday its payment security systems have been breached, a data theft analysts warn could rival Target Corp's massive breach last year.
NEW YORK— Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
Sept 8- Home Depot Inc is being tight-lipped about its possible credit card breach, the opposite approach to the one Target Corp took nearly a year ago.
A number of retailers, however, have begun requesting publicly that their customers not bring guns inside, including Target Corp., Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Starbucks Corp. and Jack in the Box Inc.. Panera has more than 1,800 bakery-cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery& Cafe names.
Primark, the UK's biggest clothing retailer by volume, has said it will open 10 stores in the US by 2016. The Financial Times reports.
NEW YORK, Sept 5- Dollar General Corp's sweetened $9.1 billion proposal to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc may fall short of allaying its smaller rival's fears U.S. antitrust regulators will block the deal, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
Cards with the highest credit limits, such as an American Express Platinum card, sell for the most, USA Today reports.
Sept 4- VeriFone Systems Inc, a maker of credit card swipe machines, raised its full-year revenue forecast for the third time, encouraged by strong sales of devices that can accept chip-embedded credit cards.
CHICAGO, Sept 3- Customer data could have been stolen from nearly all of Home Depot Inc's stores in the United States, according to new information released on Wednesday by security website KrebsonSecurity. Brian Krebs, who runs the website, had said on Tuesday that the problem could affect all of Home Depot's 2,200 stores in the United States.
Customer data could have been stolen from nearly all of Home Depot Inc's stores in the United States, according to new info from KrebsonSecurity.
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to have suffered a massive credit card breach, the company confirmed on Tuesday.
The nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Sept 2- Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.
While retailers are offering deep discounts on summer inventory, there are fewer bargains to be found with in-season items.
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