While we were all paying attention to the Inauguration and having merry debates about how many Justices can deliver the Oath of Office on a pin, what may be the biggest breach ever tried to tiptoe past.
Heartland Payment Systems may have lost 100 million credit card details, surpassing the 94 million that was lost in the TJX breach.
There aren’t many details, yet. Apparently the hackers were on the network for months, having gotten in through malware.
We will of course hear many more details on this. The USA Today article has some news. AP has the best reporting I’ve read, but they are ambivalent about pixels, so you’ll have to find it on your own.