Former Home Depot employees first raised red flags over cybersecurity in 2008

By Shawn Knight
Sep 22, 2014
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  1. In what is becoming a familiar narrative in the world of IT security, the recently uncovered security breach of home improvement specialist The Home Depot could have been prevented had the company listened to warnings from its own security experts.

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  2. seefizzle

    seefizzle TS Addict Posts: 278   +142

    56 million credit card numbers were stolen. These card numbers are likely being sold and used to make fraudulent purchases all over the country right now. Millions of dollars in damages, and countless headaches for folks who's only mistake was shopping at Home Depot.

    Can anyone make a case as to why some of the higher ups at Home Depot shouldn't spend some time in jail?
  3. BlueDrake

    BlueDrake TS Evangelist Posts: 350   +103

    Too much money to bribe people? Just better to blame the lower hanging fruit of the company, and let them take the heat for it. That's just my thoughts really, I never went there ever. Even then I always regularly check my bank account, for any odd activity because you can never be too careful.

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