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Home Depot agrees to $17.5m settlement in 2014 data breach

1 month ago   |   By Stl Today

BOSTON - 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.
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Home Depot agrees to $17.5m settlement in 2014 data breach

Home Depot agrees to $17.5m settlement in 2014 data breach

1 month ago   |   By Chron

BOSTON - 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...
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