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Judge OKs $10 Million Settlement In Target Data Breach

Minneapolis-based Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit after the massive 2013 data breach. While Target has agreed to pay, it still needs to be approved by a federal judge. This could happen later Thursday morning.

03/19/2015

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Nurse Accused Of Illegally Accessing Patient Records

A nurse with a history of narcotics theft illegally accessed a state database that contains prescription drug records for 1 million Minnesotans, all under the supervision of government entities that cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

03/02/2015

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300,000 Minnesotans Reportedly Affected By Anthem Data Breach

The Minnesota Department of Commerce says that health insurer Anthem, Inc. has reported that the social security numbers of more than 200,000 Minnesotans and the personal information of another 100,000 have been compromised.

02/24/2015

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Metropolitan State University Investigates Possible Data Breach

Metropolitan State University in St. Paul is investigating a data breach that may have involved employee’s Social Security numbers. The university said it recently learned that one of its servers had been hacked.

01/17/2015

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Federal Judge Allows Lawsuits Over Target Data Breach

A federal judge has ruled that customers suing Target for last year’s data breach will be able to move forward with their claims. Target also reportedly faces lawsuits from banks hit by the data breach.

12/19/2014

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A Year After Massive Target Data Breach, Still No Arrests

It was this time last year when we first learned about a data breach at Target stores nationwide.

12/01/2014

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Data Breach At Grand Casino Mille Lacs

The Grand Casino Mille Lacs says approximately 1,600 card transactions were accessed by an unauthorized person and used for fraudulent transactions.

11/10/2014

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Dairy Queen Says Data Breached At Stores

Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.

10/09/2014

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09/30/2014

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Supervalu: Hackers Stole Credit Card Data From Cub Foods

Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

09/29/2014

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Jimmy John’s Is The Latest To Be Hit With Data Breach

Popular sandwich chain Jimmy John’s seems to be the latest victim of a national data breach involving customers’ credit and debit cards.

09/24/2014

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Target’s New CEO: ‘We Need To Be Cool Again’

Target’s New CEO, Brian Cornell, says the Minneapolis company needs to be cool again.

09/12/2014

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Dairy Queen Confirms Potential Data Breach

Edina-based Dairy Queen is the latest company hit by cyber criminals, as an undisclosed number of stores have reportedly been hit by a data breach. Information including customers’ credit and debit card data may have been lifted.

08/28/2014

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Potential Data Breach Revealed By Supervalu

TA data breach at Supervalu may have impacted as many as 200 of its grocery and liquor stores and potentially affected retail chains recently sold by the company in two dozen states.

08/15/2014

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Target Lowers Forecast, Estimates Breach Costs

Target is lowering its forecast for its second quarter because of costs related to a massive data breach and the repayment of debt.

08/05/2014

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Target’s Final Tally Shows Dissent Against Board

Target Corp.’s final shareholder vote tally is showing some dissent against key board members. All 10 nominees were elected to the board Wednesday at the discounter’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

06/13/2014

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Target Shareholders Approve All 10 Board Nominees

Target says its shareholders approved all 10 nominees to the company’s board of directors despite recommendations from a prominent proxy advisory firm to get rid of the majority in the wake of a data breach. Institutional Shareholder Services last month targeted those members who serve on the company’s audit and corporate responsibility committee.

06/11/2014

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Target Names Chief Information Security Officer

Target Corp. has named Brad Maiorino as chief information security officer as the company overhauls its security department in the wake of a massive data breach. The nation’s third-largest retailer, based in Minneapolis, said Tuesday that Maiorino will join the company Monday and be responsible for the company’s information security and technology risk strategy.

06/10/2014

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ISS Seeks Ouster Of Most Of Target’s Board

A prominent proxy advisory firm is recommending that Target shareholders vote out seven of its 10 board members after a massive data breach. Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday targeted those members who serve on the company’s audit and corporate responsibility committee.

05/28/2014

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Target Ex-CEO’s Pay Fell 35 Percent In Final Year

Former Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel’s total pay fell 35 percent to $13 million in his last year at the helm as the company’s board revamped compensation plans amid complaints from shareholders that he was paid too much, according to a regulatory filing.

05/19/2014

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Target Names Interim CEO

Earlier this week Target’s CEO Gregg Steinhafel stepped down after the massive data breach that occurred last fall. Target named an interim CEO, John Mulligan, a Wisconsin native and University of Minnesota alumnus. Mulligan graduated from Regis High School in Eau Claire in 1983.

05/10/2014

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Target Says Man Used Fraudulent Card In Texas

Central Texas police have arrested a man accused of using a fraudulent credit card at a Target department store.

05/07/2014

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Target Chairman & CEO Out In Wake Of Data Breach

Target’s massive data breach has now cost the company’s CEO his job. Target announced Monday that Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is out nearly five months after the retailer disclosed the breach, which has hurt its reputation among customers and hammered its business.

05/05/2014

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Target Names New Chief Information Officer

Target hired a new chief information officer to help overhaul its data security systems in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. The Minneapolis-based discounter said Tuesday that it named outsider Bob DeRodes, who has 40 years of experience in information technology and replaces Beth Jacob.

04/29/2014

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Cyber Cops: Target Hackers May Take Years To Find

Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December.

04/17/2014

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