Financial institutions continue to respond to the massive data breach at Target.
Business news site Forbes and its registered users are the latest victims of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacker collective, which proved that they have broken into the company's network and took off with a database containing over 1 million user and some Forbes' staffers records.
(In)famous UK-based multinational bank Barclays has been hit this Friday with claims that someone has stolen personal and financial information of some 27,000 of its customers and has been selling it to City traders.
Sources close to the Target breach investigation have named the third-party vendor whose network credentials the attackers used to gain access to Target's systems.
The recent avalanche of breaches that resulted in tens of millions of payment cards being compromised has shook both the US retail market and the customers.