Three Indicted For Hack Attacks on Heartland, Hannaford

A Miami man and two Russians have been indicted [usdoj.gov] by a grand jury in New Jersey on charges of conspiring to commit some of the largest data breaches in U.S. history.

Albert Gonzalez, 28, and the two still-unnamed Russian citizens are charged with running an international scheme to steal more than 130 million credit and debit card numbers along with personally identifying information from five companies, including Heartland Payment Systems Inc., 7-Eleven Inc. and Hannaford Brothers Co. The two other companies were not named in the indictment because their breaches have not yet been made public.  Read the full story [computerworld.com]  Here’s a PDF link to the indictment [washingtonpost.com]

A Miami man and two Russians have been indicted [usdoj.gov] by a grand jury in New Jersey on charges of conspiring to commit some of the largest data breaches in U.S. history.

Albert Gonzalez, 28, and the two still-unnamed Russian citizens are charged with running an international scheme to steal more than 130 million credit and debit card numbers along with personally identifying information from five companies, including Heartland Payment Systems Inc., 7-Eleven Inc. and Hannaford Brothers Co. The two other companies were not named in the indictment because their breaches have not yet been made public.  Read the full story [computerworld.com]  Here’s a PDF link to the indictment [washingtonpost.com]

 

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