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The Target: Protecting Consumers’ Data

On January 22, 2014 By Rebecca Loegering

Over the holiday season, Target suffered a highly publicized data breach affecting between 70 and 110 million customers, one of the largest breaches of retail data in history. This personally identifiable data was hacked, according to Target executives, by malware installed on point-of-sale devices in Target’s checkout lines. The malicious software — [...]

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Cyber war!” flashed on the screen at an Internet security conference. With U.S. government and private computer networks facing increasing attacks, President Obama will release results of a 60-day U.S. cyber security policy review on Friday. This review could lay the groundwork for how the country will fight data-network thefts of [...]

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