| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:11 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. financial regulator on Thursday told lawmakers that retailers and other companies that deal with customer payments should have the same obligation as banks to report data breaches.
The call for a uniform disclosure...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The Target Corp. security breach that compromised the data of millions of Christmas shoppers could be traced to the cybertheft of information from a Sharpsburg, Pa.-based heating, air conditioning and refrigeration company.
Fazio Mechanical Services Inc....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:04 AM
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| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. confirmed the Justice Department is investigating the theft of financial and personal information of 110 million Target customers.
In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, Holder said that while the Justice...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Target said Thursday that data on 40 million of its customers’ credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks during the busy holiday season.
The Minneapolis retailer said the unauthorized access – which occurred...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The massive theft of payment card data from Target Corp. stores has renewed warnings that consumers are better protected from fraud by using credit cards instead of debit.
The advice was issued against a backdrop of banks and card companies rushing to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Neiman Marcus Group offered more details Thursday about the data breach it disclosed late last week, saying that although credit and debit card information was stolen, customers’ social security numbers and birth dates were not.
And because the...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:57 PM
In its bleakest days in the mid-1990s, Cherokee Inc. realized it had overlooked a key asset — its name.
The Cherokee brand, which began as a shoe line in 1973, evolved into a Van Nuys clothing manufacturing company focused on women and juniors...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:23 PM
I'm a Target customer and I've been bombarded with emailed advertisements all month. I found it interesting that I didn't get an email from the store Thursday informing me about the theft of 40 million customers' credit and debit card......
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Supermarket chain Aldi plans to open 650 new stores in the U.S. the next five years, part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes building a regional headquarters and distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif.
The expansion will be the budget...