Over 60 Barnes & Noble locations victims of PIN pad tampering, customer data at risk

Book retailer Barnes & Noble this morning revealed that 63 of its stores have been victims of PIN pad tampering, following an internal investigation of "every PIN pad in every store" (just under 700 locations). B&N calls the tampering, "a sophisticated criminal effort to steal credit card information, debit card information, and debit card PIN numbers," and warns customers who may have swiped their cards at affected locations to alter debit card PINs as a precaution, as well as to keep an eye on credit card statements for false charges. B&N specifically note that its company database hasn't been breached, and purchases made through the B&N website, its Nook e-reader, and the Nook mobile apps are unaffected. According to the company, the PIN pads were implanted with "bugs" that allowed the recording of credit card numbers and PINs. To be extra safe, B&N disconnected all of its PIN pads on September 14 and is only allowing credit card purchases directly through cash registers. For a full list of affected stores, head past the break.Continue reading Over 60 Barnes & Noble locations victims of PIN pad tampering, customer data at riskOver 60 Barnes & Noble locations victims of PIN pad tampering, customer data at risk originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 24 Oct 2012 10:21:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink   |   | Email this | Comments Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #purchases made #bn website #nook e-reader #full list #head past

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Over 60 Barnes & Noble locations victims of PIN pad tampering, customer data at risk'


Barnes & Noble warns customers about cyberattack in new email alert

The company said that email addresses, physical addresses, and phone numbers were all potentially exposed, although payment information is said to be safe. Soon after Barnes & Noble apologized for a “serious network issue” that affected some users of its website and people trying to load... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-15 14:16:35 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #cybersecurity attack #nook e-readers #network issue #phone numbers #email addresses


The new Barnes and Noble NOOK is really just a 10-inch Android tablet made by Lenovo

Earlier today, I told someone there was a new Barnes and Noble NOOK. Their response? They had no idea Barnes and Noble was still putting out NOOK devices! Yeah, I can understand that thinking, as who in the heck even buys a NOOK nowadays? I mean, look, hardcore readers usually opt for an e-ink... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2021-03-19 17:52:47 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #earlier today


Barnes & Noble teamed up with Lenovo for its new 10-inch Nook tablet

Barnes & Noble has launched a new 10-inch Nook tablet that it has designed in collaboration with Lenovo. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-03-19 13:00:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble's new Nook tablet will be revealed soon

The Nook tablet isn't dead -- Barnes & Noble and Lenovo are collaborating on a new device. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-03-19 01:52:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #nook tablet #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble's Book Publishing Arm Gets a New Publisher

The bookseller has hired Emily Meehan as publisher and chief creative officer of Sterling Publishing in what it called part of a relaunch of its publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book publishing #bookseller #publishing division #sterling publishing #barnes noble


Behind the Scenes: Working at Barnes & Noble in Illinois

If you've ever stopped browsing your B&N to wonder about life as a bookseller, here's a firsthand account of working at a Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-23 11:37:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #firsthand account #barnes noble


Earnings Dive at Barnes & Noble Education in Q2

A 22% decline in sales in its retail division led to a 79% drop in net income at Barnes & Noble Education in the second quarter ended October 31, 2020, compared to last year. Textbook sales fell and general merchandise revenue took a big hit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes


This Is Barnes & Noble’s Book of the Year for 2020

Get to know about WORLD OF WONDERS, the 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #book of the year #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble, Former CEO Abruptly End Litigation

The sudden end to the case comes after Barnes & Noble attorneys in September succeeded in knocking out Demos Parneros's claim of defamation, and just days before a scheduled pretrial conference on the parties' remaining claims. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #demos parneros #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble says shopper info may have been taken in hack

Barnes & Noble said the personal information of its shoppers may have been stolen after its computer systems were hacked Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-10-15 15:58:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #personal information #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble hit by cyber attack

Barnes & Noble has been the victim of a cyber attack that saw hackers access systems containing email, shipping and billing addresses alongside phone numbers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 11:17:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble apologizes for ‘serious network issue’ after days-long Nook disruptions

Customers have reported days of disruption to the Nook e-reader service, as well as other systems that the company said have since been restored. After users reported issues with Nook e-reader book access for days, with Barnes & Noble saying Monday that a “system failure” was interrupting... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-14 17:46:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #bookstore chain #barnes noble #network issue


Daunt outlines his strategy for Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble chief executive and Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the two-and-a-half month lockdown in the US was "hugely traumatic" and a "body blow" to employees, but that B&N had used the period to bring much needed changes the US chain's estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 18:36:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #james daunt #barnes noble


Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Barnes and Noble to close Saturday

The Barnes and Noble bookstore at 601 E. Pratt St. at Baltimore's Inner Harbor will close Saturday, according to a sign posted at the location. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-08-25 17:48:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #bookstore


Barnes & Noble Regroups and Looks Ahead

After the shutdown, layoffs, and a major redesign, the bookseller is reopening its stores in an uncertain book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookseller #major redesign


With Stores Closed, Barnes & Noble Does Some Redecorating

Retail locations shuttered during lockdowns, so the company spruced up hundreds of its stores as the first step in a bigger plan. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-09 19:32:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #barnes noble #stores closed


Barnes & Noble Scales Back

Barnes & Noble has now temporarily closed more than 500 stores and furloughed "a large number" of employees across all departments at its company headquarters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #large number #temporarily closed #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble closes 65% of stores

Barnes & Noble has temporarily shut approximately 65% of its stores following the coronavirus outbreak in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 09:54:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #coronavirus outbreak #barnes noble


Barnes & Noble warns of potential cuts if stores close due to coronavirus

Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 01:04:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes