New York–based retailer Brooks Brothers sent out a breach advisory stating malware installed in point-of-sale systems was responsible for stealing customers' credit card information, Sophos reports. Brooks Brothers only recently discovered the data breach. After an investigation, the company found the malware compromised customers' names, credit card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes. The retailer published a list of the 223 affected locations in both the U.S. and Puerto Rico. "Once we learned of this incident, we took immediate action including initiating an internal review, engaging independent forensic experts to assist us in the investigation and remediation of our systems and alerting law enforcement," the company stated in the breach advisory. The company did not reveal the number of affected customers but said transactions are no longer affected by the malware.
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