TARGET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TARGET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 4 reasons Home Depot’s breach might not matter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402387-79/depot-breach-target-customers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402387-79/depot-breach-target-customers.html.csp">4 reasons Home Depot’s breach might not matter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T14:06:38.547-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 02:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Home Depot’s data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. The nation’s largest home-improvement chain on Monday confirmed a theft that could have gone back as far as April and affected customers who used credit and debit cards at nearly 2,200 of its U.S. and Canadian stores. While the scope of the hack is not yet known, there’s speculation that it could be the biggest yet. Home Depot joins a growing list o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584023872014-09-11T14:06:38.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T14:06:38.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402387@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:06:38 MDT Stalled France to miss deficit target until 2017 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398250-79/france-target-deficit-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398250-79/france-target-deficit-percent.html.csp">Stalled France to miss deficit target until 2017</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIE CORBET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T11:49:02.491-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • France has revised down its growth forecasts and says it will miss its deficit target for another three years, confirmation that Europe’s second-largest economy will emerge only slowly from its stagnation. Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Wednesday the budget deficit would be around 4.3 percent of GDP in 2015 and would not dip under the 3 percent target for European Union countries until 2017, a decade after the last time France hit the target He revised down the country’s growth figur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583982502014-09-10T11:49:02.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T11:49:02.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398250@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:49:02 MDT Home Depot confirms breach in U.S., Canada stores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390351-79/breach-depot-target-cards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390351-79/breach-depot-target-cards.html.csp">Home Depot confirms breach in U.S., Canada stores</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARLEY JAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T17:33:59.192-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Home Depot confirmed Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores. The largest U.S. home improvement chain company did not say how many cards might be affected, but that its investigation into the breach goes as far back as April. The news comes nearly a week after Home Depot said that it was investigating a potential breach on Tuesday when a website that foc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583903512014-09-08T17:33:59.192-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T17:33:59.192-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390351@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:33:59 MDT Home Depot hires two firms to probe data breach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370600-79/breach-depot-security-krebs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370600-79/breach-depot-security-krebs.html.csp">Home Depot hires two firms to probe data breach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T17:26:01.758-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Home Depot says it’s offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain. It also urged that customers closely monitor their accounts and reach out to their card issuers if they notice any suspicious activity. The statements, issued late Wednesday, came a day after Home Depot, based in Atlanta, said that it’s working with both banks and law enforcement to inves...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583706002014-09-03T17:26:01.758-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T17:26:01.758-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370600@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:26:01 MDT U.S. retailers are warned about hacking software http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326798-79/software-hackers-retailers-backoff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326798-79/software-hackers-retailers-backoff.html.csp">U.S. retailers are warned about hacking software</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JEFF HORWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:11:02.312-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. The government urged businesses of all sizes to scan their point-of-sale systems for software known as “Backoff,” discovered last October. It previously explained in detail how the software operates and how retailers could find and remove it. Earlier this month, United Parce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583267982014-08-22T18:11:02.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T18:11:02.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326798@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:11:02 MDT Suspect in Utah Target sex assault turns himself in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318843-78/police-target-store-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318843-78/police-target-store-suspect.html.csp">Suspect in Utah Target sex assault turns himself in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T08:41:52.242-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy police have arrested a man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a girl at a Target store earlier this month. The victim was shopping with a friend about 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at Target, 10130 S. State St., when the man approached her, police have said. He allegedly spoke briefly to her and then assaulted her inside the store. Police received several tips after media posted photos of the suspect. A 47-year-old man turned himself in to police Wednesday after learning they were looking for him, office...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318843@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:41:52 MDT Data breach impact: Target earnings off 62 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317026-79/target-breach-percent-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317026-79/target-breach-percent-quarter.html.csp">Data breach impact: Target earnings off 62 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:09:22.871-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer continues to reel from costs related to a massive data breach, a botched expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S. The nation’s third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings dropped 61.7 percent. Excluding expenses related to the data breach, the results were a penny short of Target’s reduced estimate issued earlier this month. The reduced forecast ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583170262014-08-20T12:09:22.871-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T12:09:22.871-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317026@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:09:22 MDT Utah police seek man in Target sexual assault http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310068-78/police-sandy-target-assaulted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310068-78/police-sandy-target-assaulted.html.csp">Utah police seek man in Target sexual assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:43:54.208-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a girl at a Target store earlier this month. Police said that on Aug. 7 around 4 p.m., a man approached a juvenile girl while she was shopping with a friend at Target, located at 10130 S. State St. “The male spoke briefly to the female and then sexually assaulted her,” Sandy police said in a news release. Police say the man then left the store, and drove away in a white pickup truck, possibly a Dodge 1500 four-door pick-up. Anyone with in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310068@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:43:54 MDT Letter: Comic-Con, and the wrath of pun http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284582-82/con-salt-wrath-comic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58284582-82/con-salt-wrath-comic.html.csp">Letter: Comic-Con, and the wrath of pun</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:54:02.776-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Star Trek fans should rejoice. The Salt Lake superheroes’ show is now the target of a lawsuit brought by a similar group located in San Diego. Sounds like “The Wrath of Con (Khan).” Steve Eklund Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284582@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:54:02 MDT Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267555-79/marriage-target-gay-minnesota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267555-79/marriage-target-gay-minnesota.html.csp">Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T11:10:36.404-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Target said it has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case and publicly declared its support of gay marriage, a move similar to those taken by Starbucks, Intel and Apple. “It is our belief that everyone should be treated ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582675552014-08-06T11:10:36.404-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T11:10:36.404-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267555@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:10:36 MDT Target lowers forecast, estimates breach costs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263153-79/target-breach-company-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263153-79/target-breach-company-forecast.html.csp">Target lowers forecast, estimates breach costs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:24:01.695-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target has lowered its second-quarter forecast citing the promotional discounts it had to use to attract shoppers. The Minneapolis-based retailer also said Tuesday it expects gross expenses tied to a massive data breach this past winter to come to $148 million in the period, which will be offset by $38 million in insurance. It also paid $1 billion to retire $725 million in debt. Target Corp. has been reeling since it announced in December that hackers stole millions of customers’ cred...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582631532014-08-05T10:24:01.695-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:24:01.695-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263153@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:24:01 MDT Target names Pepsi’s Cornell as chairman, CEO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58246006-79/target-cornell-ceo-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58246006-79/target-cornell-ceo-company.html.csp">Target names Pepsi’s Cornell as chairman, CEO</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:07:21.796-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers. The Minneapolis-based company said Thursday that it named PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell to the top spot, replacing Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan, who had been keeping the seat warm since May. The announcement comes roughly three months after Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel resigned following a large data breach in the runup to the holiday shopping se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582460062014-07-31T10:07:21.796-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T10:07:21.796-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246006@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:07:21 MDT