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Target hackers used IDs from refrigeration contractor, report says

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

By NICK WOLTMAN and JULIO OJEDA-ZAPATA, St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — The hackers who made off with the personal and financial data of millions of Target shoppers last fall gained access to the company’s network using credenti…continue reading on dglobe.com

Target data breach costs topping $1 billion

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

Two months into the Target security breach, fraud is turning up on 10 percent to 15 percent of the stolen card accounts, a security specialist said.
Based on that brisk level of criminal activity, one Wall Street analyst es…continue reading on dglobe.com

Fargo customers sue Target over data leak

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Fargo seeks class-action status and damages from Target Corp. on behalf of what it says could be thousands of North Dakota shoppers whose personal and financial information were stolen by hacker…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo customers sue Target over data leak

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Fargo seeks class-action status and damages from Target Corp. on behalf of what it says could be thousands of North Dakota shoppers whose personal and financial information were stolen by hacker…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Congressional investigation sought into Target data breach

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mark Hosenball and Alina Selyukh

WASHINGTON — Democratic members of the Financial Services Committee of the House of Representatives have called on the panel to investigate the hacking of credit and debit card data belonging to millions of cu…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Congressional investigation sought into Target data breach

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mark Hosenball and Alina Selyukh

WASHINGTON — Democratic members of the Financial Services Committee of the House of Representatives have called on the panel to investigate the hacking of credit and debit card data belonging to millions of cu…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Target: Data breach bigger than first thought

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK (AP) — Target says that personal information — including phone numbers and email and mailing addresses — was stolen from as many as 70 million customers in its pre-Christmas data breach. That was substantially more customers than Targe…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Target says PINS stolen, but confident data secure

December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

Reuters

BOSTON/NEW YORK — Target Corp. said PIN data of some customers’ bank ATM cards were stolen in a massive cyber attack at the third-largest U.S. retailer, but it was confident that the information was “safe and secure.”
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Target says PINS stolen, but confident data secure

December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

Reuters

BOSTON/NEW YORK — Target Corp. said PIN data of some customers’ bank ATM cards were stolen in a massive cyber attack at the third-largest U.S. retailer, but it was confident that the information was “safe and secure.”
The stolen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Target faces multiple suits after data security breach

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Chris Dometsch

Bloomberg News

NEW YORK — Target, the secondlargest U.S. discount chain, faces almost two dozen lawsuits filed by customers after a computer security breach exposed data on 40 million debit and credit cards.

Customers hav…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com