Data breach

In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 photo, the Target web site is photographed on a computer screen at a coffee shop in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Poll shows breaches not changing people’s habits

NEW YORK (AP) — American shoppers say they are very concerned about the safety of their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but many aren’t taking steps to ensure their data is […]

01/27/2014

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Michaels Stores investigating possible data breach

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Michaels Stores says it is investigating a possible company data security breach that may have affected its customers’ payment card information. The Irving, Texas, company said Saturday that it launched the […]

01/25/2014

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2 nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise, according to a […]

01/21/2014

The Real Target letter

The real letter from Target

Are you one of the roughly 70 million people who got an email from Target last week about the store’s mega security breach? If so, be careful.  Target did indeed do a blast to customers […]

01/21/2014

Target shopping baskets (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Shoppers fret about Target emails; Link to free credit monitoring

NEW YORK (AP) — An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data breach is causing panic among those who fear it could be an […]

01/17/2014

The Chicago skyline is reflected in the exterior of Neiman Marcus on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Neiman Marcus is latest victim of security breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that thieves stole some of its customers’ payment card information and made unauthorized charges over the holiday season, becoming the second retailer in recent weeks […]

01/11/2014

Entrance to a Target retail store. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Massive Target breach could have lasting effects

NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Target’s pre-Christmas security breach is likely to affect the company’s sales and profits well into the new year. The company disclosed on Friday that the massive data theft was […]

01/11/2014

Entrance to a Target retail store. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Target data breach affected millions more customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Target’s pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month. The nation’s second largest discounter said Friday that hackers stole personal information […]

01/10/2014

A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target data breach caught up to 70M customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Target said Friday 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 […]

01/10/2014

A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target says 40M card accounts may be breached

Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may be affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. The chain said customers who made […]

12/19/2013

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