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Target CEO steps down in security breach aftermath

May 5, 2014
Gregg Steinhafel resigns as company seeks to rebuild its reputation.
Posted In: Target, Credit Cards, consumer data, data breach, data security

Alarms went off at Target during the security hack

Mar 13, 2014
Security experts say what happened at Target is no surprise, given how poorly prepared big companies are to deal with data security issues.
Posted In: Target, cybersecurity

Lucky for Target, the company had insurance

Feb 26, 2014
Target says the security breach cost the company $61 million. But the net loss is only $17 million, thanks to cyber insurance policies.
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The enduring cost of Target's credit card breach

Feb 26, 2014
Target lost tens of millions of dollars after a security breach.
Posted In: Target, Target credit cards

Why moving to all-cash can cost you

Feb 7, 2014
Why moving to cash instead of credit has its own set of problems.
Posted In: cash, Credit Cards, Target

Ghostboxes: What's left behind when Target shuts its doors?

Feb 5, 2014
Best Buy, Sears, Kmart have closed hundreds of stores since 2011 -- and Target's not far behind. But shuttering big-box stores has unanticipated consequences
Posted In: Target, ghostboxes, big box stores, big box

Congress holds hearing data breaches at Target, retailers

Feb 5, 2014
Executives are answering questions about data security.
Posted In: Target, data breach, Congress

If only we had technology to limit credit card fraud... Oh, wait...

Jan 21, 2014
Europeans have been using fraud resistant cards for years
Posted In: credit card fraud, Target

Worried about Target? The do's and don'ts of protecting your data

Jan 17, 2014
Millions of Americans have had credit card and debit card information stolen by hackers at big retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus. Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to consumer advocate Bob Sullivan about what we can do to keep our money safe.
Posted In: Target, Target credit cards, credit hack, stolen credit cards

Which spies scare you more?

Jan 17, 2014
The NSA announcement is sucking up a lot of the oxygen today. But what should we be more worried about: the government holding data – or the likes of Target?
Posted In: nsa, Target, cybersecurity

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