Wonderful. My credit card information has been stolen. This week is awesome. #HomeDepothack
— Jamie Sunshine (@CopperBoom_JS) September 10, 2014
Back in April, hackers targeted Home Depot’s payment system. The retailer confirmed the hack, which affected a potential 60 million customers, just this week. The thieves used the same malware involved in the massive Target data breach.
— TSC Advantage (@TSCAdvantage) September 10, 2014
— Core Security (@CoreSecurity) September 8, 2014
— Neil Cavuto (@TeamCavuto) September 10, 2014
Investigations are underway.
— Adam Levin (@Adam_K_Levin) September 10, 2014
Consumer protection advocates are flooding air waves and social media with tips.
— AmericanBankersAssn (@ABABankers) September 9, 2014
After Home Depot Breach, Security Experts Offer Malware Detection Tips – The CIO Report – WSJ http://t.co/NjytmIBFvL
— CIO Journal (@CIOJournal) September 9, 2014
Consumers have their own bottom-line protection plan: Pay cash!
Have to get a new debit card due to another security breach. Thinking more about just paying with cash for everything.
— Justin Cook (@jbgcook) September 10, 2014
Apple Pay? No way:
And this kind of stuff doesn't worry anyone with the pop-ups like Apple Pay and Google Wallet? Home Depot Data Breach http://t.co/FL1Dv44VD6
— Kim Getz (@kim_getz) September 10, 2014