Target

Target Breach Could Be Worse, Retailer Warns

Last year's massive security breach which led to the loss of the personal information of over 100 million Americans could possibly be worse, Target cautioned in a statement filed last week.
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Target Credit Card Breach: Retailer Failed to Act on Warnings

Target's massive credit breach could have been prevented, it turns out. The No. 3 U.S. retailer apparently received security warnings about the breach but ignored them, allowing the largest credit card heist to occur right under its nose.
Target

Target Credit Card Breach Deters Shoppers at Retailer in Early 2014

Shoppers are wary of Target, new retail data shows, after the retailer suffered from one of the largest credit card security breaches in history last year.
Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW 2014

SXSW 2014: Snowden Speaks, Criticizing NSA Directors For Weakening US Cybersecurity

On Monday, the ex-National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of more than a million top-secret documents to the press in 2013 - leading to an avalanche of revelations about the U.S. cyberspy agency's activities - took the (virtual) stage at South by Southwest.
Cybercrime Timeline

Over 200 New Cyberthreats Per Minute in 2013, Says McAfee

Cybercrime is on the rise at an unprecedented rate, according to a new McAfee report. McAfee notes new threats are so numerous that its labs recorded more than 200 new threats a minute, or more than three every second.
Target

How the Target Credit Card Breach was Discovered

It was revealed in December that cybercriminals had hacked into Target's database and made off with the largest cache of stolen credit cards in history. Here's how the heist was uncovered and revealed to the public, according to a recent New York Times report.
Hacking

US Government Unveils 'Cybersecurity Framework'

The White House released Wednesday a new comprehensive cybersecurity framework aimed at strengthening the infrastructure of big data firms against cyber attacks and increasing communication about vital information concerning the cyber attacks.

Target Data Breach and Identity Theft: How Can You Protect Yourself From Cyberattacks

After the Target data breach over the holidays consumers have been pretty worried about their credit cards and bank accounts. Well, it turns out cybersecurity and other experts agree that you should be worried and expecting more similar attacks.
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