Bookstore Barnes & Noble revealed that hackers stole credit card data from 63 stores. The hacks happened in bookstores in New York, California, Chicago and Florida, the company told the Huffington Post’s Gerry Smith.
Barnes & Noble said in a statement that it had found evidence of tampering in the credit card machines. The bookseller is working with the banks and credit card companies to deal with fraud.
Even though the breach happened a month ago, Barnes & Noble was keeping quiet until now at the request of authorities.
Some customers have reported unauthorised purchases from the hackers. The breach doesn’t affect Nook or online customers, the bookseller said.
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