Retailer Bebe Confirms Payment Card Data Breach


Another day, another payment card data breach. In what’s now becoming routine news, this morning retailer Bebe is confirming a security incident that took place over the busy holiday shopping period in November which saw attackers stealing customer’s names, account numbers, expiration dates and verification codes from cards swiped in stores. The breach occurred during the dates of November 8, 2014 and November 26, 2014, and affected those shopping in the retailer’s stores located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The company says that international stores, as well as those shopping online or on mobile, were not affected.

Bebe currently operates 174 retail stores including the on-line store, and 35 bebe outlet stores. We’ve asked the company to confirm, specifically, how many were attacked in the regions where the breaches were discovered.

The hack was first reported by the Krebs on Security blog on Thursday, which said…

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