How the Target hack happened (infographic)

Posted by Rurik Bradbury on December 11, 2014

Last year's Target data breach was one of the largest credit card breaches in history, and merchants and retailers should be aware of how the hack was done. This wasn't a particularly sophisticated attack, yet the fraudsters managed to take 40 million credit cards and up to 70 million customers' personal data.

Here's a step-by-step infographic explaining how the hack was conducted:

 

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