Target Staffers Warned of Security Holes Before Major Data Breach

Security staffers raised concerns about Target's vulnerabilities at the server level at least two months before hackers stole customer data, including millions of email addresses and credit card numbers, from its servers. According to reports, at least one analyst suggested doing a security review of its payment system, but the request was ignored. The suggested review came as Target was in the process of updating payment terminals, a job that could expose a company to threats.

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