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Snapchat, Target Data Breaches Put Security in Spotlight

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January 7, 2014
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Target's holiday hack was bad news for the company and tough on investors. When Snapchat saw its data breached on a New Year's Eve hack, the company was forced into damage control mode. The Street speaks with Scott Vernick, head of law firm Fox Rothchild LLP's privacy and data security practice, about what companies are doing in the new year to protect consumers.


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TheStreet (Mar. 26, 2014) The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing on Wednesday. The group is focusing on the best ways to improve the protection of consumer data. There has been a rise of data breaches including a high-profile breach at Target and less-reported breaches at companies like Neiman Marcus and Snapchat. This hearing examined the risks these recent data breaches pose for consumers, along with the current lack of federal data security protections. Video provided by TheStreet
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Data Security Stumps U.S. Businesses

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Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 26, 2014) Data breaches like the one at Target during the holiday shopping season catches public attention but a security insider says the industry does not have enough personnel to deal with the growing list of data security threats. Lily Jamali reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Using Social Data Trends to Predict Election Outcomes

Using Social Data Trends to Predict Election Outcomes

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Yahoo! Mail Gets Hacked Months After Target Data Breach

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TheStreet (Jan. 31, 2014) Yahoo! Mail is the latest high-profile site to get hacked. Following similar data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, Yahoo! announced its mail site had been hacked but that customer information had not been stolen. Yahoo! says it suspects a third-party database was hacked and the company is working with authorities to determine who is behind the theft of emails and passwords. This isn't the first time Yahoo! has had a cyber attack - the company was a target multiple times in 2012. Video provided by TheStreet
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