The untold story of the Target data breach

Combating data breaches is becoming standard procedure in retail. Home Depot is the most recent victim, and it's imperative to learn from past events as retailers head into the critical fourth quarter. Much of how cybercriminals accessed Target's POS system and stole the credit card information of more than 40 million shoppers and the personal information of 70 million customers is known. But some specifics remained hidden, until now. Story