Sears investigating possible corporate data breach

The company is working to find possible evidence of a hacker in its system

Another month, another investigation into a potential corporate data breach at a large U.S. retailer. This time, it’s executives at Sears that are holding their breath.

In an announcement on Feb. 28, executives at Sears said that the company is fighting against a possible hacking attack in its stores. Bloomberg says that two sources familiar with the matter have confirmed that Verizon’s digital forensics unit and the U.S. Secret Service are combing the company’s data to find traces that a hack may have occurred.

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