Engadget: Online-only platforms are going offline with permanent spaces

Engadget: Online-only platforms are going offline with permanent spaces. “The retailpocalypse started in 2010. It followed the 2008 global recession, with the parallel birth and rise of social media adding fuel to the growth of online shopping. Suburban and rural malls sat empty, underutilized or poorly maintained as the most affected brands lost their customer base in the squeezed middle class. Meanwhile, online retailers thrived without the overhead costs of a physical space. Nearly a decade later, the online-only platforms that disrupted retail are choosing to pay rent as an additional, unnecessary expense.”

Wawa data breach: Hacker is selling 30 million credit cards on the dark web (Digital Trends)

Digital Trends: Wawa data breach: Hacker is selling 30 million credit cards on the dark web. “Credit card data from a security breach that affected an East Coast convenience store chain last year was discovered being sold in the corners of the dark web this week. The amount of data stolen makes it the third-largest credit card breach in history.”

ZDNet: VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America

ZDNet: VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America. “Payments processor VISA says North American merchants who operate gas stations and gas pumps are facing a rash of attacks from cybercrime groups wanting to deploy point-of-sale (POS) malware on their networks.”

WPVI: Wawa announces massive data breach, ‘potentially all’ locations affected, CEO says

WPVI with a side of yikes: Wawa announces massive data breach, ‘potentially all’ locations affected, CEO says. “This malware affected customer payment card information used at potentially all Wawa locations beginning at different points in time after March 4, 2019 and until it was contained last week. This malware affected payment card information, including credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, and cardholder names on payment cards used at potentially all Wawa in-store payment terminals and fuel dispensers.”

Bleeping Computer: Macy’s Customer Payment Info Stolen in Magecart Data Breach

Bleeping Computer: Macy’s Customer Payment Info Stolen in Magecart Data Breach . “Macy’s has announced that they have suffered a data breach due to their web site being hacked with malicious scripts that steal customer’s payment information. This type of compromise is called MageCart attack and consists of hackers compromising a web site so that they can inject malicious JavaScript scripts into various sections of the web site. These scripts then steal payment information that is submitted by a customer.”

WalesOnline: Classic Argos catalogues of the 70s, 80s and 90s are now available to browse online

WalesOnline: Classic Argos catalogues of the 70s, 80s and 90s are now available to browse online. “A staple of any child’s life in the run-up to the festive season – no matter which decade you grew up in – circling the toys you wanted in felt-pen or looking for what presents to buy the relatives was essential struff. And now Argos has digitised and uploaded 45 years of its catalogues on a new website called Book Of Dreams, featuring everything from vintage teasmades and early toploading video recorders of the ’70s and ’80s, to ’90s crazes such as Tamagotchis and Teletubbies.”

Sephora data breach: 3.7m customer records up for sale on Dark Web, says cybersecurity firm (Channel News Asia)

Channel News Asia: Sephora data breach: 3.7m customer records up for sale on Dark Web, says cybersecurity firm. “About 3.7 million customer records ‘likely to be related’ to the Sephora data breach are on sale on the Dark Web, according to one cybersecurity vendor. Singapore-headquartered company Group-IB said in a news release on Thursday (Aug 1) its threat intelligence team found two databases with customer data on underground forums, with the leak dating back to as early as February this year.”