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Target Hit by Credit-Card Breach

Target Corp. was hit by an extensive theft of its customers’ credit-card and debit-card data over the busy Black Friday weekend, people familiar with the matter said, in what appears to be a brazen breach of a major retailer’s information security.  The theft was national in scope and happened in stores, not online, and may...

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No security ever built into Obamacare site: Hacker

It could take a year to secure the risk of “high exposures” of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange, a cybersecurity expert told CNBC on Monday. “When you develop a website, you develop it with security in mind. And it doesn’t appear to have happened this time,” said David Kennedy, a so-called “white...