The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Alberta and Calgary, Canada, released a report today on the TJX data breach. Not surprising, the report found that TJX skimped on privacy safeguards. It appears that initial access into TJX computer systems was via the wireless local area networks at two of its US stores.
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