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Target To Pay $19 Million Settlement Over Massive Data Breach

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business

(Reuters) - Target Corp said it had agreed to reimburse about $19 million to financial institutions who had issued MasterCard-branded cards that were ...

Target To Pay $10 Million To Settle Lawsuit From Massive Data Breach

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - Target Corp has agreed to pay $10 million in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit related to a huge 2013...

U.S. To Create New Cybersecurity Agency: Official

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Technology

The United States government is creating a new agency to monitor cybersecurity threats, a senior Obama administration official said on Tuesday

Gerry Smith

Why Credit Card Companies Couldn't Stop Hacks At Target And Home Depot

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology

While public outrage over recent data breaches has focused mostly on the retailers that were hacked, several security experts say the credit card indu...

Americans Fear Hacking More Than Any Other Crime, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology

The crime that Americans fear the most is having their credit card information stolen by hackers, according to a new poll. A Gallup survey publis...

Report: Arrest Made In Target Data Breach Case

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Texas police have arrested a man named Guo Xing Chen they say is linked to the devastating data breach at No. 3 U.S. retail ...

Senate: Target Dropped The Ball On Credit Card Hack

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Target Corp missed multiple opportunities to thwart the hackers responsible for the unprecedented holiday sh...

Banks Footing Huge Bill For Target Data Breach

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Financial institutions' bill for Target's massive data breach keeps rising. Costs related to the holiday data theft h...

Gerry Smith

New Details Emerge In Target Hack

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business

Hackers gained access to Target's computer system and stole financial and personal data of 110 million shoppers by tricking an employee at an outside ...

Why Aren't the Credit Card Companies at the Target Hacking Hearing?

Adam Levin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

While some Target customers might well feel better seeing one of their executives squirm in the bright lights of the Senate, there will be too many credit card executives sitting safely at their desks far away from the cameras.

New Details Emerge In Target Credit Card Hack

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Business

Target said Wednesday that investigators have found that hackers stole credentials from a vendor to access the retailer's systems and pilfer about 40 ...

Kim Bhasin

Target May Never Be The Same Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business

Target's once-envied reputation may never fully recover from the massive data breach that affected more than 100 million customers during the holiday ...

It Gets Worse...

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cybercrime firm says it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at U.S. merchants whose credit card processing systems are inf...

Target Email Offering Free Credit Monitoring Is Not A Hoax

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Target’s recent effort to regain the trust of its shoppers after a credit card security breach seems to have backfired. Customers, it seems, are sti...