Matt Oh, a senior malware researcher with HP, recently bought a single Aloha point-of-sale terminal -- a brand of computerized cash register widely used in the hospitality industry -- on eBay for $200.
Between 2010 and 2013, there was a 25 percent drop in small business processing online orders as traditional credit card merchants. Instead, they turned to third-party payment services, primarily due to concerns over cybersecurity and costs.
Target has hired a chief information security officer, a move that's noteworthy mainly because it is the first time the company has had anyone in this role -- even though it is one of the largest retailers in the U.S.
A company that advises institutional shareholders on governance risk and proxy voting issues wants seven of Target's 10 board directors voted out over the massive data breach disclosed by the retailer last December.