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Target Hack Possibly Started With Vendor Credential Theft

02/02/2014, Much has already been said and written about the Target hack which occurred over the holiday season. The retailer itself had confirmed that it had been the victim of a security breach, and soon after, another retailer confirmed the same. Security...

Target Hack Being Investigated By Justice Department

01/29/2014, The now infamous Target hack has been well documented. Earlier this month the retailer confirmed that its point of sale registers had been compromised by malware during and even prior to the holiday season, which resulted in personal information of more...

FBI Says U.S. Retailers Should Prepare For More Cyber Attacks

01/26/2014, You might have already heard about Target being the victim of a major security breach, one that compromised personal information of more than 70 million customers. The retailer was hit during the holiday shopping season, and it discovered that malware was...

Snapchat Makes New Users Solve Puzzle To Keep Away Bots

01/22/2014, Snapchat has been in the news quite a lot recently. It was the target of a massive security breach which resulted in usernames and phone numbers of millions of users being compromised. Snapchat took a long time to acknowledge the hack, and even longer to...

Worst Password Of 2013 Isn’t ‘Password’

01/20/2014, It is unsurprising to see that even in this day and age, people secure their online accounts with very weak passwords, ones that can easily be guessed if someone with malicious intent really put their minds to work. Every year SplashData compiles various...

Target Malware Presumably Developed By A Russian Teenager

01/19/2014, By now most of you might have heard about what happened to Target’s point-of-sale registers during the holiday season. They were infected with malware, which ended up compromising personal information of more than 70 million people. It was initially...

Citi To Replace All Debit Cards Affected By Target Hack

01/16/2014, By now you have probably heard about the massive Target hack. Personal as well as credit and debit card information of more than 70 million users was stolen as a result of this hack, which took place during the holiday season, a time when customer...

Target Offers Credit Monitoring To Customers After Massive Hack

01/16/2014, Major retailer Target didn’t exactly have a great start to the new year. Earlier this month the retailer acknowledged that it had been the victim of a massive hack that saw personal information, including credit and debit card information, of more...

Target Reveals Malware Was Installed On Its PoS Registers

01/13/2014, A few days back we reported that Target had been the victim of a massive security breach, one that lead to personal information of more than 40 million users being compromised. The retailer confirmed recently that the initial number doesn’t even...