In two separate cybersecurity attacks in recent years, hackers using stolen third-party vendor credentials managed to harvest debit and credit card information from 160 million combined Home Depot and Target customers. The retailers took a major hit to their reputations, not to mention their bottom lines: $300 million and counting for settlements, legal fees, customer credit report monitoring and other associated fees in the case of Target, and at least $179 million that’s been reported to date for Home Depot.
The MIL Corporation (MIL), headquartered in Bowie, Md., has been using similar hacker tactics combined . . .