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A man walks through a hall at Secret Service offices  in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take years […]

04/17/2014

An outdoor sign for Walmart.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Wal-Mart to accept video game trade-ins in stores

NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart plans to expand its video game trade-in program to its stores, offering store credit for thousands of video games. The world’s largest retailer plans to let video game owners trade […]

03/18/2014

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

California data breaches hit 21.3 million accounts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading state Attorney General […]

02/27/2014

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

Data-breach costs take toll on Target profit

NEW YORK (AP) — Looks like Target Corp. will be feeling the financial pain for a while from the theft of credit card numbers and other information from millions of its customers. The nation’s second […]

02/26/2014

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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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

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

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How to protect your credit card after a security breach

A security breach at Target may have compromised some 40 million credit and debit card accounts, especially if you shopped at Target over the Black Friday weekend. But it could have affected you even if you […]

12/19/2013

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