| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:25 PM
SACRAMENTO — The recent hacking of customer data from Target Corp. computers is roiling the California Legislature.
Last week, two members of the Assembly touted a bill to strengthen consumer safeguards and limit the type of information...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Kevin Hurley paused recently while painting an apartment in Kansas City, Kan., to say how much his life has changed since he got a job.
Hurley, 55, was in prison for 30 years and five months. When he was released on Jan. 18, he had little hope of landing...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards.
The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Target Corp. said cyberthieves stole credentials from one of the retailer’s vendors in order to access its system, according to an ongoing forensic investigation into a data breach that may have exposed information from as many as 110 million...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:01 AM
It’s only August, but retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys R Us are already getting a jump on what is expected to be a difficult holiday season.
On Wednesday, discount giant Wal-Mart said it would bring back its layaway program this year after last...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Target said Thursday that data on 40 million of its customers’ credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks during the busy holiday season.
The Minneapolis retailer said the unauthorized access – which occurred...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Target Corp. on Friday said that last month's data breach affected up to 110 million customers and that the data theft was broader than originally thought.
The Minneapolis-based retailer said that as as many as 70 million customers' information, which...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Target Corp. said the cyber-crooks who hacked their way to approximately 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts during the holiday season accessed “strongly encrypted” PIN information.
Still, the retailer said Friday that it...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Neiman Marcus Group said data from more than a million of its customers’ payment cards may have been nabbed by hackers who breached the upscale retailer’s system last year.
The company said malicious software was surreptitiously installed to...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. confirmed the Justice Department is investigating the theft of financial and personal information of 110 million Target customers.
In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, Holder said that while the Justice...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Supermarket chain Aldi plans to open 650 new stores in the U.S. the next five years, part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes building a regional headquarters and distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif.
The expansion will be the budget...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The massive theft of payment card data from Target Corp. stores has renewed warnings that consumers are better protected from fraud by using credit cards instead of debit.
The advice was issued against a backdrop of banks and card companies rushing to...