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Michaels Security Breach Affected Three Million Cards

Michaels Security Breach Affected Three Million Cards

By Josh Wolford April 18, 2014

Michaels, North America’s largest specialty arts & crafts store, has confirmed that a security breach exposed data from millions of transactions from May 8th, 2013, to January 27th, 2014. “Our customers are always our number one priority and we are …

Target Photoshops Junior's Bikini Ad Target Photoshops Junior's Bikini Ad

Photoshopping has become less of a secret and more of an expected visual aid. These days, people are fighting back against the sometimes (especially in this case) unnatural and almost unobtainable final results of the photo-aiding program. Recently, Target has …

Target Tech Chief Resigns Following Data Breach Target Tech Chief Resigns Following Data Breach

The chief information officer (CIO) of Target Corporation has turned in her resignation following months of a devastating data breach. Since 2008, Beth Jacob served as executive vice president of technology services and chief information officer of the retail company. She first …

Antivirus Software May Not Deter Cyber Thieves Antivirus Software May Not Deter Cyber Thieves

“There are only two kinds of companies: those who have been breached and those who will be breached.” Such is the claim of Cynthia James, director of business development for Kaspersky Lab, a leading antivirus and Internet security firm. Her …

Sam's Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers Sam's Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers
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In its largest wave of job cuts in four years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced Friday that it would be cutting 2 percent (2,300 jobs) of its workforce at its Sam’s Club retail warehouse chain; Sam’s Club has an estimated 116,000 …

Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards

Earlier this month, high-end retailer Neiman Marcus confirmed that they had been the target of a widespread data breach that saw hackers gain access to customer credit cards via a sophisticated malware attack. At that time, the company launched an …

Target Fraud: Two Suspects Caught At Texas Border Target Fraud: Two Suspects Caught At Texas Border
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This new year of 2014 has not been a great year for the retail store Target. First, the stolen information incident that occurred at the end of last year was a disaster, as well as the phishing scams that happened …

Kellen Winslow Arrested After Having Solo Sex Kellen Winslow Arrested After Having Solo Sex
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New details have developed in regards to former New York Jet’s football athlete, Kellen Winslow, who was arrested on November 19 for smoking synthetic marijuana outside of a New Jersey Target parking lot. It appears that the 30-year-old was doing …

Target Offers a Year of Free Credit Monitoring Target Offers a Year of Free Credit Monitoring
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Target announced in mid-December that millions of customers were affected by a data breach. Hackers were able to obtain credit and debit card information, as well as names, addresses and phone numbers for some customers. Since the breach was announced, …

Free Credit Report Offered To Target Customers Free Credit Report Offered To Target Customers

After the breach of Target’s security system, that left many of their customers who used debit and credit cards vulnerable to hackers, Target has decided to offer a free credit report and credit monitoring service to those who were affected. …

Target To Testify Before Congress Over Data Breach Target To Testify Before Congress Over Data Breach
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The House subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will hold a hearing during the first week of February to “examine data breaches and their effect on consumers” – and Target is the guest of honor. As you may recall, back …

Never Use Your Debit Card During Security Breach Never Use Your Debit Card During Security Breach

In light of the recent security breach at Target and now Neiman Marcus (NM) the topic has been on a lot of people’s minds. Which card is better, debit or credit, when looking at extra protection needed during this crisis? …

Neiman Marcus Confirms Data Breach Neiman Marcus Confirms Data Breach

Upscale retailer Neiman Marcus is the latest chain to announce a data breach that may put its customers at risk for credit card fraud. According to Krebs on Security – the same site that broke news of the Target data …

Target Breach – Worse Than Initially Thought Target Breach – Worse Than Initially Thought

The initial security and credit card breach of the 40 million people who shopped at Target just after Thanksgiving has nearly doubled. When the breach happened, credit and debit card holders were told that the cyber criminals did not get …

Target: 70 Million Customers Had Info Stolen Target: 70 Million Customers Had Info Stolen
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It turns out that the much-publicized data breach that Target announced last month is way bigger than previously revealed. Target announced in December that 40 million credit and debit card accounts had been impacted between November 27th and December 15th. …

Target Credit Card Thieves Also Stole PIN Info Target Credit Card Thieves Also Stole PIN Info
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The thieves who gained access to millions of credit card numbers from Target’s database during the week of Black Friday also stole PIN information, Target said today. It was suspected but not confirmed until early Friday that the customers whose …

Will The Target Hack Lead To More Power For The FTC? Will The Target Hack Lead To More Power For The FTC?
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Target, one of the nation’s largest retailers, suffered a major security breach over the holiday shopping season that affected millions of its in-store customers. In fact, it’s estimated that 40 million dedit and card card accounts were stolen. It’s already …