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J.C. Penney Was ‘Company A’ in Breach Case

Retailer JC Penney fought to keep its name secret during court
proceedings related to the largest breach of credit card data on
record, according to documents recently unsealed. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

TJX Hacker Gets 20-Year Jail Sentence

Hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S.
District Court to two concurrent 20-year stints in prison for his role
in what prosecutors called the “unparalleled” theft of millions of credit card numbers from major U.S. retailers.//

U.S. District Court Judge Patti B. Saris announced the concurrent
sentences in two 2008 cases against Gonzalez, 28, a Cuban-American, who
was born in Miami, where he lived when the crimes were committed.  Read the full story [IDG News Service]

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