Sears Holdings Corp., the retailer run by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert, is investigating a possible security breach after a series of cyberattacks on other retailers have exposed the data of millions of consumers.
Bankers and retailers are resuming their fight over responsibility for losses from cybertheft as Congress weighs responses to a security breach at Target Corp. that exposed data from tens of millions of accounts.
Recent cyberattacks on payment systems at Target Corp. and other U.S. retailers show that U.S. laws designed to protect consumer data need updating, lawmakers said at the first of three congressional hearings on the matter.
David Robertson, the relief pitcher who is closing out games for the Yankees in the absence of the injured Mariano Rivera, couldn’t escape a bases-loaded jam last night as New York lost 4-1 at home to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Hacking attacks like those that siphoned credit-card data from Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. are probably part of an unprecedented assault on a larger number of retailers, according to a security company working with the government.
The New York Yankees placed relief pitcher David Robertson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique muscle, further depleting the team’s bullpen after the knee injury sustained by Mariano Rivera.
William “Wild Bill” Janklow ’s law office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is crowded with mementos from his 16 years as a Republican governor. On a low, wooden bookcase, near bottles of hot sauce custom labeled for his annual Buffalo Roundup , he keeps a 4-foot length of red ribbon festooned with Citibank credit cards.