Tagged: target security breach

POS System Security Breach At Target Caused By 17 Year Old Teenager

A security firm has established that the massive Target/Neiman Marcus security breach was caused by a 17 year old Russian teenager. Experts are warning customers to be prepared for more POS system security issues...

Without PCI-Compliant POS Scanning Merchants Can Expect More Target-Style Hacking

The massive Target breach that took place over the holiday shopping season was apparently much larger than the corporation initially thought. The U.S. company issued a statement last Friday that said hackers also made off with...

Target Breach Way Worse Than They Thought

  The massive Target breach that took place over the holiday shopping season was apparently way bigger than the corporation thought. The U.S. company issued a statement on Friday that they have found that...

Alaska Banks Scramble To Issue New Cards After The Target Breach

There are Three Target stores in Alaska and multiple financial institutions are scrambling to issue new cards to customers since the massive credit card Breach was announced on December 19th. As of Dec. 27, around...

Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Hacking (Hint: It Involves A Card That Can Read Fingerprints)

A Houston startup thinks that they have part of the solution to Target-style hacking. Their company has produced credit cards with a fingerprint reader and microprocessor. The card, called Epic One, uses new technology that...

Anger Rises Over Target Data Breach

Data from 40 MILLION credit cards were stolen from Target stores between November 27th and December 15th and customers are angry. Customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov....

Target Faces Lawsuits For Massive Security Breach

Recent news about Target‘s massive security breach has sent Christmas shoppers into a panic and it’s no wonder given the sheer magnitude of the theft. Information of 40 MILLION credit cards were stolen which...