Retail

Staples are the latest in a long line of US retailers breached

Staples PoS cyber breach adds impetus to the Chip and Pin driveReports are emerging of another credit card security breach this time concerning the Office supplies firm Staples.

They are the latest in a growing list of familiar retail names to have had their security breached.  The breach came to light following the detection of fraud patterns across the North Eastern United States.
 
A statement issued by the company has confirmed reports in a statement saying “Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement.”
 

Cyber risks for retailers, it’s more than just losing credit card details

 

Retail has changed and it’s the use and dependence on technology which is at the heart of this change.

 

According to research by eDigitalResearch almost half of smartphone users did some pre Christmas shopping this year on their mobile device and tablet users are “second screening” whilst watching TV. This is the process of reviewing a product immediately after seeing it advertised on TV.