Kmart Payment Breach Alert - October 16, 2014
On October 10, 2014, Kmart announced that their point-of-sale (POS) registers have been compromised and that customer credit and debit card information was stolen from their data systems between September and October 9, 2014. Exposed card information included card numbers, cardholder names, verification codes, and/or expiration dates. Information provided online such as customer address, email and password have not been exposed. For more information, visit Kmart's company website at www.kmart.com.
Dairy Queen Payment Breach Alert - October 16, 2014
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2014, International Dairy Queen, Inc. (Dairy Queen) announced a potential breach in their system that may have exposed various credit or debit card information used at various Dairy Queen locations and one Orange Julius location in the U.S. between August 1 - October 6, 2014.
According to a recent press release, that affected systems contained payment card customer names, numbers, and expiration dates. There is no evidence that suggest other personal information such as Social Security numbers, PINs or email address was compromised.
Read more about the breach at dairyqueen.com.
Home Depot Breach Alert - September 11, 2014
On September 2, 2014, Home Depot disclosed the start of an investigation after the company received reports from its banking partners and law enforcement that criminals may have hacked its payment data systems. The company has just confirmed that its systems have in fact been breached, which could potentially impact any customer that has used their payment card at the chain’s U.S. and Canadian stores, from April forward. It is still unclear if the breach has impacted stores in Mexico or Home Depot’s online store homedepot.com.
Coast360 FCU is currently investigating if any of our members have been affected and will provide updates as necessary. While we closely monitor the situation, we encourage our members to check their accounts and credit reports for any unusual activity. If you notice any unusual activity on your accounts, please report them immediately by calling 477-8736.
Member security is our priority and we are working diligently to ensure that your accounts are safe and secure. You will be contacted should we discover your accounts was compromised in relation to this breach. Meanwhile, we encourage you to regularly monitor your account and immediately report any unusual activity by calling us at 477-8736. Take advantage of Email Alerts on Coast Online to receive real time alerts on your account activity.
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