Homeland Security warns retailers about hacking software, estimates 1,000 businesses affected

  • by: ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 22, 2014 - 9:05 PM

WASHINGTON — More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.

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