Once upon a time, the only outbreaks that hit cities were of physical viruses. An attack of the measles in New York, the spread of a new flu in Philadelphia. But in an age of rampant cyber incursions, there's a new kind of disease that can hone in on specific cities. Chicago is feeling the heat.
A popular gourmet sandwich restaurant chain may have dished out more than your favorite submarine sandwich recently. According to security journalist Brian Krebs, Jimmy John’s is investigating a possible breach involving customer credit card information. Several major credit card institutions have reported a pattern of fraudulent activity on cards used at Jimmy John’s retail locations. The “card-present” fraud activity enables