Report: Target was warned about data breach and didn't respond
Thursday, March 13, 2014 4:05 PM
Could Target Corp.'s massive data breach have
been prevented? Possibly, according to this
Bloomberg Businessweek story.
A company team of security experts
alerted company officials about a possible data breach on Nov. 30.
specialists were monitoring alerts from Bangalore, India, through a malware
detection tool made by FireEye Inc. They notified officials in Minneapolis, who
About 40 million people had credit card numbers stolen, and 70
million had addresses, phone numbers and other personal information stolen.