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The FBI distributed a confidential, three-page report to retail companies last week describing the risks posed by “memory-parsing” malware, similar to that used in the Target breach that left millions of customers’ data vulnerable. REUTERS

Feds issue warning to retailers over further breaches

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WASHINGTON — The FBI has warned U.S. retailers to prepare for more cyber attacks after discovering about 20 hacking cases in the past year that involved the same kind of malicious software used against Target Corp. in the holiday shopping season.

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Dan Burdett
Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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