Target Corp., testifying before Congress about a data breach that affected millions of customers, told lawmakers it had clues about the attack weeks before responding and is exploring why it took so long to react.
Target Corp., scheduled to testify today about a data breach affecting millions of customers, plans to tell lawmakers it had clues about the attack weeks before responding and is exploring why it took so long to react.
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.
Gains in consumer spending probably continued to drive the U.S. economic expansion at the end of 2013 as sales at non-auto retailers climbed during the holidays. Elsewhere, inflation in the U.K. probably held at a four-year low in December, Brazil’s central bank may slow the pace of monetary tightening, and Australia’s employment growth cooled.