Largest Hacking-Identify Theft Case Announced

Authorities announced what they believed to be the largest hacking and identity theft case ever prosecuted on in a scheme in which more than 130 million credit and debit card numbers were stolen. Three men were indicted on charges of being responsible for five corporate data breaches in a scheme in which the card numbers were stolen from Heartland Payment Systems, 7-Eleven Inc and Hannaford Brothers Co, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

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