Target data breach update says up to 70 million customers affected

By Jos
Jan 10, 2014
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  1. Target has issued an update on the recent data breach that affected holiday shoppers saying up to 70 million names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses were stolen as part of the hack. Previously, the company had estimated around...

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  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 1,535   +288

    The 'ouch' gets bigger... Is this due to sophisticated attack? or insufficient defense by Target? Hard on everyone except the perps (like a micro-transaction charge on every cardholder). Hope it can get hard on the perps soon.
  3. This is what happens when you outsource your IT operations to India. They were not running a secure operation. Look up the IT jobs at and you will see the Infrastructure and Support IT jobs are located in Bangalore, India.
  4. Hey, others need to eat too.
    Hackers too :))
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,462   +1,760

    Right. I'm kind of hoping you shop at Target, cause that way, dinner's on you, or yo mamma.

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