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Cybersecurity and Target's Customer Data Breach


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A customer prepares to sign a credit card slip at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami.
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A customer prepares to sign a credit card slip at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami.

On Thursday, Target announced that cybercrooks may have hacked into the data of 40 million of its in-store customers' credit and debit card accounts. The breach started over Black Friday weekend, and security experts say consumers are often more vulnerable during the holiday season. Our panel of experts will take questions on identity theft, and how to increase your protection during the holidays.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Eva Velasquez, CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, a nonprofit based in San Diego that provides assistance to victims of identity theft
  • Kim Zetter, senior writer who covers cybersecurity for Wired
  • Lisa Schifferle, attorney in the privacy and identity protection division of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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