| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:05 AM
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro said Monday that 33 of its U.S. locations were impacted by a credit and debit card security breach including one at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
An investigation, first announced in June, found the breach that spanned...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Target Corp cut its second-quarter earnings estimate due to a significant rise in costs related to a data breach last year and higher promotions and discounts to lure customers in North America.
The third-largest U.S. retailer also warned of weak sales...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Target Corp. lowered its second-quarter earnings forecast Tuesday and said expenses from its massive data breach probably would be close to $150 million.
Promotional discounts in U.S. stores and weaker-than-expected sales in Canada led to the lower...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Target Corp. publicly endorsed gay marriage for the first time, joining a number of other companies that have taken a side on the issue.
The Minneapolis retailer said it signed an amicus brief in support of same-sex marriage for a pending court case,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Apple Inc's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all.
The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of retailers...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Home Depot Inc. confirmed that its payment data systems had been breached, saying that its investigation is stretching back as far as April.
The Atlanta home improvement chain said Monday the breach could affect customers who used credit or debit...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business.
Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Despite their hefty price tags, the PlayStation 4 and XBox One video game consoles just might be the most sought after gifts of the holiday season.
And last minute shoppers beware. The consoles are most likely sold out in the Baltimore area and even...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Jonna Mendez was a globe-trotting spy for nearly three decades, briefing the president, slipping across borders armed with false identities, using cameras so tiny they fit into a lipstick tube or a blazer button.
As the CIA's chief of disguise, she...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Target Corp said PIN data of some customers' bank ATM cards were stolen in a massive cyber attack at the third-largest U.S. retailer, but it was confident that the information was "safe and secure."
The stolen PIN data was "strongly encrypted" when it...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
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...