Home Depot reports that up to 56 million customer credit cards could be compromised as a result of a data breach, the latest example of a major U.S. retailer falling victim to hackers. Why does this continue to happen? What can be done to protect consumer information? Midday technology contributor Sean Gallagher, the Baltimore-based IT editor for Conde Nast's Ars Technica, looks at that story and others from the cyber world.
By Dan Rodricks & Nikki Gamer • Sep 25, 2014