[ISN] AB Acquisition LLC and Supervalu Inc. Annouce Second Hacking Incident Involving Payment Card Data Processing

http://www.infosecnews.org/ab-acquisition-llc-and-supervalu-inc-annouce-second-hacking-incident-involving-payment-card-data-processing/ By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News September 30, 2014 AB Acquisition LLC and Supervalu Inc. are the newest group of retailers that have been hit by security breaches this year. This includes Aaron Brothers, Bartell Hotels, CVS, eBay, Goodwill Industries International Inc., Home Depot, Jimmy Johns, Michaels Stores, Neiman Marcus, Recreational Equipment Inc., Sally Beauty Supply, and Sears. On September 29, 2014, AB Acquisition LLC, which operates Albertsons stores under Albertson’s LLC and ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, and Shaw’s and Star Markets under New Albertson’s, Inc., was notified by its third party IT services provider, Supervalu Inc. of a separate, more recent, attempted criminal intrusion seeking to obtain payment card information used in some of its stores. AB Acquisition been informed that a different malware was used in this recently discovered incident than was used in the incident previously announced on August 14, 2014. The investigations into both this incident and the earlier incident are ongoing. Supervalu Inc. (NYSE: SVU) announced on September 29, 2014 that they also experienced a criminal intrusion into the portion of its computer network that processes payment card transactions at Supervalu’s Shop ’n Save, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, four franchised Cub Foods stores in Hastings, Shakopee, Roseville (Har Mar) and White Bear Lake, MN, where implementation of the enhanced protective technology had not yet been completed. […]