- Breach began about a year ago by hacking group JokerStash or Fin7
- Cleverly crafted phishing emails were 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.