Retail is in Trouble: 77% Of Retail Organizations Have Been Hit by Ransomware

KnowBe4

With Retail seeing and feeling the impact of more ransomware attacks than nearly every other industry, a new report focuses in on what the repercussions look like for this sector… and it’s not good.

British Clothing Retailer Fat Face Discloses Data Breach

Data Breach Today

Employee and Customer Information Compromised in January Attack; ICO Investigating British clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face says it detected a data breach in January, which exposed personal information - including partial payment card numbers - for an unspecified number of customers and employees.

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Clothing Retailer H&M Told to Wear $41 Million GDPR Fine

Data Breach Today

Employee Surveillance Violations Trigger Germany's Biggest Privacy Fine to Date Privacy regulators in Germany have slammed clothing retailer H&M with a $41 million fine for collecting and retaining private employee data in violation of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

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Retailer Fat Face Pays $2 Million Ransom to Conti Gang

Data Breach Today

News Follows 'Private and Confidential' Breach Notification Fat Face Sent to Victims Left unsaid in Fat Face's "strictly private and confidential" data breach notification to affected customers this week was any indication that the fashion clothing retailer had paid a reported $2 million ransom to the Conti gang to unlock its systems.

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Digital Transformation In Retail: The Retail Apocalypse

erwin

Much like the hospitality industry , digital transformation in retail has been a huge driver of change. One important fact is getting lost among all of the talk of “the retail apocalypse” and myriad stories about increasingly empty shopping malls: there’s a lot of money to be made in retail. In fact, the retail market was expected to grow by more than 3 percent in 2018 , unemployment is low, and wages are at least stable.

Maximizing online delivery with DAM for retail

OpenText Information Management

2020 is proving to have been a sea change for the retail industry. Forward-looking retailers are using this opportunity to develop and update their online … The post Maximizing online delivery with DAM for retail appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Hack of Japanese Retailer Exposes 460,000 Customer Accounts

Data Breach Today

Fast Retailing Says Credential Stuffing Suspected Fast Retailing, the parent company of several of Japan's biggest retail clothing chains, is warning customers of an attack that exposed email addresses and partial credit card information of more than 460,000 of the company's customers.

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Taking a Neighborhood Watch Approach to Retail Cybersecurity

Threatpost

Bugcrowd CTO Casey Ellis covers new cybersecurity challenges for online retailers.

Legendary Help: Modernizing the retail customer experience

Rocket Software

Unfortunately, it has created issues for retailers, as they need modern and agile mobile and web-friendly interfaces for shopping. . A Rocket customer, who provides retail management software to companies across the globe needed help creating more user-friendly web and mobile portals.

Biometrics in Retail: Beyond Loss Prevention

HID Global

Biometrics in Retail: Beyond Loss Prevention. rfournier. Tue, 01/25/2022 - 09:57

Magecart Spies Payment Cards From Retailer Vision Direct

Data Breach Today

Card-Sniffing JavaScript Posed as Google Analytics Script on Retailer's Sites Online contact lens retailer Vision Direct says it suffered a data breach that exposed customers' names and complete payment card details. Researchers say fake Google Analytics JavaScript designed to capture card details appears to have been planted by the prolific cybercrime gangs known as Magecart

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AI in retail and the rise of the purpose-driven consumer

IBM Big Data Hub

That retail has experienced extreme disruption in recent years is beyond questioning. Even before Covid turned the world on its head, headlines about the so-called “retail apocalypse” were near-ubiquitous in the media. Future proofing retail through AI.

Loss Prevention Teams Up With Cybersecurity to Address Retail Fraud

Dark Reading

As retailers roll out more "buy online, pickup in-store" options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shifting their attention from in-store theft to e-commerce fraud

Retailers' Offboarding Procedures Leave Potential Risks

Dark Reading

IT teams need to consider unforeseen threats to avoid violating privacy regulations and supplier contracts

Why Retailers Are Turning to Biometrics

HID Global

Why Retailers Are Turning to Biometrics. vfabbrizio. Mon, 10/18/2021 - 10:41

Holiday Shopping Craze, COVID-19 Spur Retail Security Storm

Threatpost

Podcasts Vulnerabilities Web Security Amazon Prime Day black friday COVID-19 cyber monday holiday shopping magecart online shopping Pandemic podcast retail Retail Security retail software Target Veracode

Enhancing the Retail Experience While Improving Operations: Here’s How

HID Global

Enhancing the Retail Experience While Improving Operations: Here’s How. tseeley. Thu, 04/21/2022 - 14:49

The future of retail banking: Frictionless, personalized, cohesive

DXC

Following this year’s extraordinary events, our retail bank partners have been asking to rapidly implement contactless solutions that minimize touch points for customers. Current circumstances aside, research indicates that contactless is just one part of the future retail banking landscape.

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Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

Orvis , a Vermont-based retailer that specializes in high-end fly fishing equipment and other sporting goods, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com for several weeks last month, exposing credentials the company used to manage everything from firewalls and routers to administrator accounts and database servers, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. and founded in 1856, privately-held Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the United States.

Retail Fraud Spikes Ahead of the Holidays

Dark Reading

Researchers note massive increases in retail goods for sale on the black market, retail phishing sites, and malicious applications and social media profiles

Pathr.ai Reaffirms Position as Privacy-Centric Solution for Retailers with Spatial Intelligence Platform

Dark Reading

s Spatial Intelligence technology is used to improve business outcomes in a variety of retail use cases Pathr.ai’s

Digital transformation in retail

OpenText Information Management

Digital transformation can deliver incredible results but some organizations can be blinded by the potential of digital technologies and miss the important … The post Digital transformation in retail appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Digital Transformation Omni-Channel customer experiece Customer Service dam digital asset management digital transformation omni-channel retail

Retail giant Costco discloses data breach, payment card data exposed

Security Affairs

Retail giant Costco Wholesale Corporation notified its customers of a data breach that might have exposed their payment card information. The retail giant has 737 membership-only retail stores across the U.S.,

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud hit by Egregor Ransomware

Security Affairs

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted operations at its stores, Egregor ransomware appears to be involved. BleepingComputer was the first to confirm that the retail giant was hit by Egregor ransomware after it obtained the ransom note.

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Facial Recognition Is Coming to Retail

Schneier on Security

anonymity facerecognition privacy retailSummary article.

AI and ML fight security threats in retail industry as holiday shopping ramps up

DXC

Online retailers are once again getting ready for the annual Black Friday to Cyber Monday surge in shopping traffic. The post AI and ML fight security threats in retail industry as holiday shopping ramps up appeared first on DXC Blogs.

Retail execution with SAP DAM

OpenText Information Management

The battle is called retail execution. Securing shelf space is not cheap and persuading retailers to take your products means convincing them your product is … The post Retail execution with SAP DAM appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Customer Experience Management Enterprise Content Management Information Management Omni-Channel cem dam digital asset management Hybris OpenText Retail Execution SAP SAP Customer Experience SAP DAM

Focus on customer experience to stand out from your retail banking competitors

OpenText Information Management

That’s definitely true in the retail banking sector. CX Index: What is it, and … The post Focus on customer experience to stand out from your retail banking competitors appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Magecart Hits Macy's: Retailer Discloses Data Breach

Dark Reading

The retail giant discovered malicious code designed to capture customer data planted on its payment page

US Media, Retailers Targeted by New SparklingGoblin APT

Threatpost

The new APT uses an undocumented backdoor to infiltrate the education, retail and government sectors. Government Hacks Malware

Ron Lewis makes retail sense with analytics

IBM Big Data Hub

This story is part of Analytics Heroes , a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of business analytics

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Shifts in the Retail Fraud Landscape

Data Breach Today

has transformed the card fraud landscape, with a major shift to online channels, says Shamoun Siddiqui, CISO at retailer Neiman Marcus Shamoun Siddiqui, CISO at Neiman Marcus, Highlights Emerging Fraud Schemes The rollout of EMV in the U.S.

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Retail Privacy Network

Data Matters

You are invited to join privacy professionals in the retail sector for topical conversation, learning and networking at the first Retail Privacy Network meeting. This interactive meeting will include hot topics in UK/EU data privacy and cybersecurity with practical case studies on retail industry issues. The post Retail Privacy Network appeared first on Data Matters Privacy Blog.

Here Is What the Future of Retail Looks Like With Facial Biometrics

HID Global

Here Is What the Future of Retail Looks Like With Facial Biometrics. tseeley. Thu, 06/02/2022 - 09:03

Four important questions that AI can help retailers answer

OpenText Information Management

In my previous blog, I looked at how quickly Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a part of the retail experience. So, where can AI most help retailers? Here’s four questions I think a combination … The post Four important questions that AI can help retailers answer appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Industry analysts agree that 2018 will be the year that AI brings top and bottom line benefits to innovative companies.

Cybercriminals Target Budding Cannabis Retailers

Dark Reading

Companies in the young, rapidly growing industry are targeted for sensitive information they store and immature security practices

PCI Security Council, Retail ISAC Warn Retailers on Magecart Attacks

Dark Reading

Online card-skimming activities grew sharply this summer fueled by the availability of attack kits and other factors, Malwarebytes says

American retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

American clothing brand and retailer Guess discloses a data breach after the February ransomware attack and is notifying the affected customers. On July 9, 2021, the fashion retailer started sending notification letters to the individuals whose information may have been involved.

DXC Technology highlighting latest retail capabilities during NRF 2020

DXC

Reports of the retail industry’s imminent demise are widespread, not to mention incorrect. There’s no question the retail industry is transforming: New technology, evolving consumer behavior and disruptive new innovators are redefining the retail experience in new and exciting ways. But statistics gathered by the National Retail Federation show that retail isn’t on the decline. […]. Consumer Products & Retail NRF

10 Ways Biometrics Are Transforming Retail

HID Global

10 Ways Biometrics Are Transforming Retail. rfournier. Wed, 11/10/2021 - 10:49