Another TJX Gem...
The breach occurred as far back as mid-May 2006 but was discovered only in mid-December, said company spokeswoman Debra McConnell. The original statement from Framingham, Mass.-based TJX announcing the data compromise last week mentioned only the discovery of the breach in December and made no reference to when the breach actually happened.
Whoever the IT staff, the IDS and IPS vendors are might be hoping that they are NEVER identified. Seven months of free reign on a network of that size with so much data unprotected?