Hacking Attack at Bebe Stores

bebe collectionBebe Stores Inc. has it detected a hacking attack on its payment processing system that could have compromised data from cards swiped in its stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.

The exposed data may have included cardholder names, account numbers, expiration dates and verification codes, the women’s apparel retailer said.

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Bebe, which also operates stores in Canada, said the affected transactions were made between November 8 and November 26, the day before Thanksgiving. Hackers may have stolen credit and debit card data from Bebe during Thanksgiving and Black Friday, security blog KrebsOnSecurity said.

Bebe which is the latest retailer to fall prey to hackers said online transactions were, however, not affected.

Bebe operates 175 retail stores and 35 outlet stores in the United States, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Canada.

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