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Op-Ed: Grand Theft Auto V removed from retailer due to guilt and slander

Sexual violence is an ugly aspect of our society that has a lasting impact on the victims. It's an issue that needs to be addressed in society and taken seriously by the criminal justice system.

Interview: A man who knows how to steal your credit card data Special

Lucas Zaichkowsky is an enterprise defense architect for digital investigation firm AccessData. This month at the Black Hat conference, Zaichkowsky will outline how easy it can be to steal your credit card data from big and small businesses.

It's simple: Your credit information is not safe, period

Target's loss of data on 110 million customers in 2013 was considered the biggest retail hack in U.S. history. The installed malware was able to pull credit card information from all 1,797 stores. Target then sent the data to Experian for protection.

A brief history of gun bans in stores across America

Companies across America are beginning to ask customers to leave their firearms at home when frequenting their storefronts.

Target publishes letter asking customers to not shop with guns

Executives at Target have decided that new laws on carrying guns do not fit with the image of their store. A short letter recently laid out their stance and mildly asked shoppers to refrain from bringing guns into their stores.

Open Carry Tx, Moms Demand Action spar over loaded gun in Target

Dallas - An employee inside a Target store in South Carolina found a loaded handgun in the toy aisle just a few days before activists from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a petition demanding that the store ban people from wearing guns inside.

Target reports 16% drop in earnings

Doling out deep discounts to shift shoppers back into their stores, the nationwide retailer announced a 16 percent drop in profits.

Target CEO steps down after data breach

Minneapolis - The chief executive of the American retail store Target has announced his resignation as the fallout over customer data breaches continues.

Op-Ed: Is Target responsible for the major cyberattack?

Target has been named as a defendant in over 90 lawsuits with plaintiffs ranging from banks to customers. The plaintiffs are citing negligence on the part of the big box retail giant and are seeking various amounts in compensatory damages.

Target warns data breach could be worse than reported so far

Target Corp <TGT.N> warned that last year's massive security breach could have been more extensive than reported so far, leading to further losses at the No. 3 U.S. retailer.

Op-Ed: Why Target is as much a victim as to blame for cyber attacks

If you were one of those people that got a phone call out of nowhere stating that your account has been compromised, you're well aware that Target has been the victim of recent cyber attacks.

Target says it declined to act on early alert of cyber breach

Target Corp's security software detected potentially malicious activity during last year's massive data breach, but its staff decided not to take immediate action, the No. 3.

Swatch sues Target saying it copied watch designs

Target Corp has been sued by Swatch Group SA, which accused the second-largest U.S. discount retailer of illegally selling watches that copy its own. In a lawsuit made public on Monday in U.S.

Target tech executive resigns after giant data breach

New York - Target's chief information officer has resigned as the retailer overhauls its information security practices in the wake of a giant customer data breach, the company said Wednesday.Beth Jacob, who was in charge of Target's computer systems since 2008, ...

Target announces technology overhaul, CIO departure

Target Corp announced an overhaul of its information security practices and the resignation of its chief information officer as the retailer tries to reassure customers and investors a...

Target shares recover after reassurance on data breach impact

Target Corp shares made strong gains after it reassured investors that customers were beginning to return to its U.S.

House oversight panel seeks documents on Target breach

A House of Representatives committee with broad investigative jurisdiction has turned up the heat on Target Corp, demanding that the No. 3 U.S.

Data breach costs seen crimping Target's firepower for buybacks

Several analysts expect Target Corp <TGT.N> to slash its share buybacks as the third-largest U.S.

Chip and Pin to become U.S. norm by October 2015

Following security breaches at Target as well as other retail chains, it has been announced that the more secure chip and pin technology in credit cards will be issued.

New target for autism

Using mice and rats with modeled autism, scientists have shown that the rodents responded positively to a drug given to their mothers a day before birth.

US 'committed' to hunting down Target hackers

Washington - Authorities are committed to hunting down the hackers blamed for a massive data breach at US retail giant Target, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday.

Target CEO: Banks need to issue chip-based credit cards in U.S.

With the FBI now warning all retailers on similar breach possibilities, Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel is refocusing attention on the need for chip-based credit card technology adoption in the United States.

FBI warns of more credit card breaches

Washington - The FBI has warned retailers to be prepared for more cyber attacks like those that affected Target and Neiman Marcus as well as others over the last few months.

2 arrested used stolen cards from Target breach

Washington - Two people arrested by authorities in Texas were using stolen credit cards which came from the massive Target data breach, officials said.

Target CEO assures public as investors push stock to 52-week low

Target Corporation's CEO Gregg Steinhafel assured investors and consumers that its customers will not be on the hook financially for the data breach that appears to have been conducted by a 16-year-old Russian national.

Target breach linked to global cybercrime

Washington - The massive data breach at US retailer Target is probably linked to a broader global network of cybercrime that may have affected other merchants, security researchers said.

Target says data breach up to 110 mn customers

New York - Giant US retailer Target said Friday that up to 110 million customers have had their personal data stolen in a data breach, sharply raising its initial estimate.

Publisher set to turn Paula Deen's story into a comic book

Bluewater Productions will include Paula Deen in its female empowerment comic book series called "Female Force." Deen's illustrated story, "Female Force: Paula Deen," is scheduled to be released in October.

Android becoming a huge target for mobile malware

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the Android platform. The criminals are becoming more and more efficient with their malware.

Target recalls 560,000 sets of children's pajamas

Target Corp. has announced a massive recall of children's pajamas because the items failed to meet U.S. federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear. An announcement was issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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