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Retail breaches could fuel push for safer cards

The Target credit and debit card and personal information breach, which last week was revealed to have affected more consumers than originally thought and which may be linked to attacks on other retailers, is expected to ...

Jan 17, 2014
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What metadata does the government want about you?

With the leaking of a discussion paper on telecommunications data retention, we are at last starting to get some clarity as to just what metadata the Abbott government is likely to ask telecommunications ...

Aug 28, 2014
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US disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions

A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department ...

Jun 02, 2014
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Neiman Marcus is latest victim of security breach

Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that thieves stole some of its customers' payment card information and made unauthorized charges over the holiday season, becoming the second retailer in recent ...

Jan 12, 2014
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Heartbleed bug causes major security headache (Update 3)

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent the ...

Apr 09, 2014
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Target data breach pits US banks against retailers

Banks and America's big retailers are locked in a debate over the massive breach of millions of consumers' data that gripped Target Corp. during the holiday season. At issue: Which industry bears more responsibility ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Pa. vendor confirms link to Target data probe (Update)

Minneapolis-based Target isn't commenting on reports that a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration company is being investigated as the possible portal through which computer hackers stole credit card numbers from 40 million ...

Feb 07, 2014
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Data breaches: A new source of worry for CEOs

Add hackers to the long list of things that give chief executive officers insomnia. Target's chief executive, Gregg Steinhafel, is the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a theft of customer ...

May 06, 2014
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