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Target wants a Minnesota federal judge to throw out a consolidated class action lawsuit brought by banks over the retailer's massive data breach.
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Once the Target attackers penetrated the retailer's network using stolen credentials from a third party vendor, they exploited weaknesses in Microsoft's Active Directory to get access to the core of its network, according to an analysis by security firm Aorato.
Every year, there are thousands of credit card breaches at small businesses, some of which are forced to close as a result.
Greater scrutiny is being put on third-party service providers after a series of security breaches saw hackers successfully exploit vendors and service providers to compromise their primary targets.
Target's new chief information security officer Brad Maiorino takes the reins of the retailer's IT security program at a time of growing consumer anger at retailers for data breaches.
Companies are failing to address third-party security risks, despite some recent high-profile breaches that resulted from poor security at third-party vendors, such as the Target breach that exposed 40 million credit and debit card numbers and other information.
Despite all of the publicity surrounding the data breaches at companies like Target and Adobe, some firms are still not taking measures to reduce their risks, and are suffering multiple breaches as a result.