Boston Children’s Hospital has agreed to pay a $40,000 fine and improve its security measures after a 2012 data breach exposed information for more than 2,000 patients.
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.
Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month may have compromised some customers’ credit and debit cards.
Shaw’s and Star Markets stores in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont may have been among those compromised by a national data breach.
Home Depot looking into “unusual activity” and that it’s working with both banks and law enforcement.
Star Market and Shaw’s customers should keep an eye on their credit and debit card statements.
On Monday the company provided a list of locations and none were in New England.
Michaels Stores says it is investigating a possible company data security breach that may have affected its customers’ payment card information.
The net has now been cast wider, with more shoppers potentially impacted.
Folks enjoying the night out Saturday in Boston said it’s disheartening to hear about another major data security breach.