The 10 Biggest Data Breaches Of 2013 (So Far)


Schnucks Markets Breach

The credit card data of more than 2 million customers of Schnucks Markets, a St. Louis area grocery store chain, was stolen by cybercriminals. In its breach announcement, the company said that the data was stolen from cards used at 79 of its stores. Malware on the company's system was designed to sniff network packets, stealing the credit card data before it was encrypted on the company's processing system. The company said it was notified of suspicious activity on March 15. By March 30, the company said it had contained the breach and purged its systems of the malware.



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