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Prepare for the Attack of the Data-Sucking Cyber Zombies

Data breaches are the technology equivalent of burglary, so make a habit of locking up your data.

Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize

More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by in-store cash register breaches, estimates the Department of Homeland Security.

P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants

The Asian-themed restaurant chain revealed the breach affected 33 locations across 16 states.

Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.

He arrives at a precarious time for the company, which is still recovering from last year's massive data breach.

Are Gun Bans the Right Political Move for Brands?

Target's recent decision to ban guns along with other brands, such as Starbucks, Chili's and Sonic, brings with it impassioned reactions from both sides of the issue.

Target Joins the List of Stores Asking Customers to Keep Guns Out

Following open carry demonstrations, Target has joined a host of other chains in 'respectfully requesting' that customers to leave their guns at home.

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.

Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's board praised the way CEO Gregg Steinhafel 'held himself personally accountable' for the company's massive data breach five months ago, but has decided it's time for new leadership.

Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.

Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.

Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted

On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies.

Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history.

Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections

The retailer is working with three top 'Pinners' to design party-themed capsule collections that will be sold in stores and online.

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.

Do You Stand by Your Brand? It's Time for an Audit.

Elevate your company's bottom line by realizing your brand's full potential.

Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, startups and small businesses should realize they aren't immune.

Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Over the weekend, the arts-and-crafts retailer said it had recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on debit and credit cards used at its stores.

Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's

Neiman Marcus reported that a more-than-expected 1.1 million shoppers may have been affected by a hack job that employed similar malware to the kind that compromised Target.

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.

37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.

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