Don't overlook Social Security spousal benefitsUSA TODAYI always considered myself savvy when it came to personal finance and retirement planning. But here's a Social Security benefit I almost missed out on — and one that I bet a lot of others may overlook, too: a spousal benefit you can collect at the ...and more »
San Francisco ChronicleTarget security breach: Questions and answersPioneer PressA: Target says there's "no evidence" that PINs -- personal identification numbers -- were stolen. But Target is advising all cardholders to be vigilant, monitor their accounts and report any suspicious activity. In addition, some outside security ...Target acknowl […]
Target security breach: What should shoppers do?KAREThe stolen data includes customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the three-digit security codes located on the backs of cards. The stolen information included Target store brand cards and major card brands such as Visa ...and more »
Increase Cyber-Security Workforce, Government UrgedInformationWeek (blog)Federal agencies must take more concrete measures to address a shortage of skilled specialists who can protect government IT systems from cyber-security threats, a leading cyber-security group advised the Obama administration. The International ...and more »
Target Says Data Security Breach May Affect 40 Million Cards (2)BusinessweekCustomers purchase merchandise at a Target Corp. store in Chicago, Illinois. Target, which has 1,797 stores in the U.S. and 124 in Canada, had its data compromised during the crucial year-end shopping period for the retail sector. Photographer: Patrick T.