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Cyber Crime

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  • Target says hackers took encrypted PIN data but can't crack it

    Target Corp. said the cyber-crooks who hacked their way to approximately 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts during the holiday season accessed “strongly encrypted” PIN information. Still, the retailer said Friday that it...
  • Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits

    Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches. A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....
  • Target CEO promises free credit monitoring, 10% discount after breach

    A day after Target confirmed a massive data breach, Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel is trying to get customers back into stores during the busy pre-Christmas weekend by extending an offer for free credit monitoring and a 10% discount. Customers are...
  • Target breach: Senator calls for probe, shopper perception sinks

    Target breach: Senator calls for probe, shopper perception sinks
    Target continues to suffer blow-back from the breach of up to 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts it disclosed last week, as consumer perception of the chain plunges and calls for an investigation intensify. In a Sunday letter to the...
  • Two arrested at U.S. border may be connected with Target hack

    Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards. The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
  • Don't let heart disease derail your travel plans

    Source: The Cleveland Clinic http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Heart disease does not need to limit your ability to travel. Here are some key pointers to follow so that you can have a comfortable and heart-healthy vacation: 1. Talk with your doctor: a)...
  • What Americans should fear in cyberspace

     What Americans should fear in cyberspace
    A recent Pew poll found that Americans are more afraid of a cyber attack than they are of Iranian nuclear weapons, the rise of China or climate change. Such fears are not only out of proportion to risk; if they take hold, they could threaten the...
  • Refrigerators may be hackers' next targets

    Refrigerators may be hackers' next targets
    It's easy these days to picture a gang of caffeine-fueled hackers attempting to crack their way into your bank account using a network of computers, but things get even more disturbing when their target -- and weapon -- of choice is a kitchen appliance....
  • AAA Wants to Protect Personal Data With Connected-Car Bill of Rights

     
    As we usher in the age of the "connected car," consumers must be increasingly aware of the tradeoff between modern safety and convenience and the potential for the information they share to be exploited. To help foster accountability on the......
  • 'Lost' star Josh Holloway finds his way back to TV with 'Intelligence'

     'Lost' star Josh Holloway finds his way back to TV with 'Intelligence'
    Fans of the television series "Lost" are licking their lips in anticipation of a new cyber-themed spy thriller called "Intelligence." The show, which premieres on CBS on Tuesday, stars Josh Holloway, who stole hearts and won accolades for his portrayal of...
  • Target says data breach is far larger than first estimated

    The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer. The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...