Target Names Interim CEOEarlier 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.
Good Question: Why Do We Pay CEOs So Much To Leave?It's not yet clear exactly how much newly resigned Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel stands to make from his severance package, but analysts say it could be anywhere from $9 million to $55 million. Target is expected to release its latest proxy statement this month.
Target Chairman & CEO Out In Wake Of Data BreachTarget'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.
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Target CEO Defends Company's Response To BreachThe CEO of Target is finally speaking out after the massive security breach that impacted millions of Americans over the holidays. He's defending Target and how the company has handled the breach, and said the company is working now to gain back the trust of many shoppers.
Fake Target Discount Emails Link To Fraudulent SitesTarget is apologizing to customers for its widespread data breach by offering a discount to everyone this weekend. But on Saturday, some of the emails customers received may have been part of a phishing scam. According to the Wall Street Journal, fake emails were sent out Saturday that looked close to the real ones. But instead of linking people to credit bureau websites, the sites were fraudulent.
Fury And Frustration Over Target Data Breach Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
Target: 40M Accounts May Be Involved In BreachTarget says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach. The chain said Thursday that the accounts may have been impacted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

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