The Criminal Silicon Valley Is Thriving


The holiday shopping season is upon us, and along with the bright lights and frosted window displays we can count on suffering through a more shadowy tradition: rampant cybercrime. Between Black Friday and Christmas in 2013, cyberthieves gained access to credit and debit card information from up to 40 million Target customers. This month, Macy’s announced that digital intruders had stolen payment information on its website from an undisclosed number of accounts — not the first time this has happened to the company.

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