Date breach at Saks and Lord & Taylor compromises 5 million customers

  • Breach began about a year ago by hacking group JokerStash or Fin7
  • Cleverly crafted phishing emails sent to company employees

A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers.

The chains’ parent company, Canada-based Hudson’s Bay, announced the breach of its store payment systems on Sunday. The company said it was investigating and taking steps to contain the attack.

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Logitech Circle 2: security camera that sees all in 1080p

Logitech has been around for decades, and I’m sure many of our readers have owned a Logitech device, or at least heard of the brand. In its smarthome range, they offer the Circle 2 – a second version of its security camera that certainly has a lot of great features

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The clean breathing craze proves that you can put a price on fresh air

Tech companies are finding innovative and lucrative ways to clean the air in our homes, while sales of purifying plants are blooming

First it was clean eating; now it’s clean breathing. Sales of air purifiers are soaring, with the global market expected to be worth £6.2bn by 2024.

The trend is in response to the rise in asthma and allergies linked to poor air quality inside buildings. Research says it can be up to five times more polluted than air outside, with chemicals from cleaning products, aerosols and perfume rivalling diesel fumes as causes of contamination.

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Trouble for big tech as consumers sour on Amazon, Facebook and co

Trump is after Amazon, Congress is after Facebook, and Apple and Google have their problems too. Should the world’s top tech firms be worried?

Trump is going after Amazon; Congress is after Facebook; Google is too big, and Apple is short of new products. Is it any surprise that sentiment toward the tech industry giants is turning sour? The consequences of such a readjustment, however, may be dire.

Related: Trump lashes out at Amazon and sends stocks tumbling

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