|By Chris Cassidy, Boston Herald|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
"This is something that really, really presents a serious threat, and this could be just the tip of the iceberg,"
The huge data breach was carried out as early as June, but not discovered until mid-August, said spokeswoman
"We have identified and closed the known access paths," Wexler said.
"This isn't a new trend," said Roman. "This is an existing pattern that we think is going to expand. The hackers are capitalizing on fundamental weaknesses in corporate computer security."
"It's entirely possible the bad guys weren't even after the information, they were after something else," said Krebs. "If they have a month inside your network and they have time to cover their tracks, it could be difficult to find out what they touched."
"We are very sorry that this happened and for any uncertainty this may cause you,"
Herald wire services contributed to this report.
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