PIN Pads Hacked In 63 Barnes & Noble Stores, Co. Says

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT) -- Barnes & Noble Inc. customers may have had their credit or debit card information stolen by hackers who compromised PIN pad devices in 63 of the chain's bookstores in nine states, the company announced Tuesday.

The security breach, which was discovered in September but held back from public disclosure at the request of federal investigators, affected stores in New York, Pennsylvania, California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The company says it has disconnected all personal identification number pads from stores nationwide after...
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