In most cases of fraud following a security breach, the biggest problem for consumers seeking a remedy is proving the connection between the breach and the ensuing fraud. According to CIO Blogs, the TJX breach is different and a small bank in New England has made the connection. It has found the smoking gun and says it will seek damages against the company.
This may be the wakeup call that will force companies to be more diligent about security. See: CIO Blogs - The TJX security breach. This one's different. Way different. |.
Thanks to John Gregory for the link.