June 1, 2017 / 3:09 AM / 8 months ago

BRIEF-Sears Holdings ‍​recently aware of security incident involving unauthorized credit card activity at some Kmart stores - Spokesman

June 1 (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp

* Sears holdings ‍​recently aware of security incident involving unauthorized credit card activity following certain customer purchases at some kmart stores - spokesman

* Sears holdings immediately launched thorough investigation,engaged leading third party forensic experts to review systems and secure affected part of network - spokesman

* Kmart store payment data systems were infected with a form of malicious code that was undetectable by current anti-virus systems,application controls - sears holdings spokesman

* Sears holdings - “once aware of the new malicious code, we quickly removed it and contained the event”

* Sears holdings - based on the forensic investigation of security incident, no personal identifying information was obtained by those criminally responsible Further company coverage:

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