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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 Arrests: 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
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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 …

Free Credit Report Offered By Target; Avoid Phishing Scams Free Credit Report Offered By Target; Avoid Phishing Scams
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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

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 Colossal Data Breach Target To Testify Before Congress Over Colossal 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

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 Now Says 70 Million Customers Had Personal Info Stolen, Announces Store Closings Target Now Says 70 Million Customers Had Personal Info Stolen, Announces Store Closings
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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
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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 Lawmakers Use The Target Hack To Give The FTC More Power? Will Lawmakers Use The Target Hack To Give The FTC More Power?
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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 …

Day After Christmas Sales Grow

It’s no Black Friday, but the day after Christmas is what many shoppers call the 2nd busiest shopping day of the year. Some will have gift cards to spend while others are returning those gifts that just didn’t quite work. …

IPhone 5C Discount May Help Target’s Sales IPhone 5C Discount May Help Target’s Sales
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IPhones, or any Apple related product, usually causes buyer fever, especially around the holiday season. Many people have some form of Apple product on their Christmas wish list. Teens and early 20-somethings are especially likely to have the IPhone 5C …

Target Hackers Pounced On Outdated Security System Target Hackers Pounced On Outdated Security System

In the aftermath of the second-largest credit card security breach in American history, new details are emerging regarding what lead to it—and why it may very well happen again. On December 19th, the retailer Target announced that upwards of 40 …

Free Credit Report From Target: How Do You Get One? Free Credit Report From Target: How Do You Get One?

After Target’s major data breach, this holiday season has filled many of their customers with worry and fear.In turn,this causes major problems for Target Corp,especially in the form of lawsuits and steadily losing customers.Target now is trying to make amends …

Target Hackers – The Latest On The Cyber Criminals Target Hackers – The Latest On The Cyber Criminals

Target was hacked on Black Friday, and to their credit, it wasn’t but 3 weeks later that the company discovered their customers credit and debit card information was at risk. After the incident, Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said the company …

Chase Debit Cards Limits Customers’ Cash Chase Debit Cards Limits Customers’ Cash

With the recent breach of security involving nearly 40 million shoppers at Target being exposed to cyber thieves and malware resulting in the criminals gaining access to credit/debit card information, Chase Bank has limited customer’s spending ability. Putting a cap …

Beyonce Vs. Target and Amazon
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The big music news of the week has been Beyonce dropping her album Beyonce without announcing it first. This is newsworthy for many reasons. For one, not creating buzz before you release new music is unheard of, as it increases …

Target Discount Bullseye or Miss? Target Discount Bullseye or Miss?
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Retailer Target is definitely looking as red-faced as its logo following a massive security breach affecting potentially tens of millions of customers. The handling of the matter has been less than stellar. The initial message to consumers regarding what happened …

Chase Debit Card: Cash and Spending Limits Imposed Chase Debit Card: Cash and Spending Limits Imposed
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JPMorgan Chase will impose daily cash and spending limits on about 2 million debit cards due to possible fraud and data theft that occurred when customers used the cards recently at Target stores. According to a customer service notice on …