Report: Neiman Marcus breach lasted July to January
New York – Neiman Marcus reportedly first experienced a data security breach in July 2013 and did not fully resolve the issue until Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. According to the New York Times, in a private call with credit card companies held Monday, Jan. 13, the time stamp on the first breach indicates it took place in mid-July.
While Neiman Marcus only publicly disclosed this hacking attack on Friday, Jan. 10, the company reportedly first informed credit card companies around Christmastime. While Neiman Marcus denies its attack has any connection to the recent data breach at Target, investigators reportedly believe both attacks originated in Eastern Europe.