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April 15, 2014

Target’s massive data breach continues to reverberate in the headlines, but in reality it’s just one of countless attacks that affect the retail industry on a daily basis.

By Jason Glassberg, co-founder of Casaba

Target’s massive data breach continues to reverberate in the headlines, but in reality it’s just one of countless attacks that affect the retail industry on a daily basis. Whether it’s highly sophisticated malware developed out of Russia, local hit-and-run point-of-sale thieves or insider threats, retailers must adapt to this increasingly risky environment.

March 5, 2014

A new phishing scam is reportedly targeting Netflix customers and trying to obtain their financial and personal information.

Los Gatos, Calif. – A new phishing scam is reportedly targeting Netflix customers and trying to obtain their financial and personal information. According to the Huffington Post, the scam provides customers with a phony Netflix log-in page that brings them to another fake Netflix page informing them their account has been suspended for unusual activity and providing a fraudulent customer service number.

February 13, 2014

A “phishing” attack using an email containing malware reportedly enabled hackers to gain access to Target’s computer network in 2013. According to the security blogger Brian Krebs, an employee at the HVAC vendor Fazio Mechanical in Sharpsburg, Penn. which includes Target among its clients, opened a fraudulent email that allowed hackers to enter Fazio’s network and take over a computer.

Minneapolis — A “phishing” attack using an email containing malware reportedly enabled hackers to gain access to Target’s computer network in 2013. According to the security blogger Brian Krebs, an employee at the HVAC vendor Fazio Mechanical in Sharpsburg, Penn. which includes Target among its clients, opened a fraudulent email that allowed hackers to enter Fazio’s network and take over a computer.

January 14, 2014

Target Corp. will invest $5 million in a multi-year campaign to educate consumers about cybersecurity and the dangers of phishing scams.

Minneapolis -- Target Corp. will invest $5 million in a multi-year campaign to educate consumers about cybersecurity and the dangers of phishing scams.

December 1, 2011

A report released by email and cross-channel marketing solution provider Responsys found that promotional email marketing volume during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend hit an all-time high, helping to drive significant increases in online sales.

San Bruno, Calif. -- A report released Thursday by email and cross-channel marketing solution provider Responsys found that promotional email marketing volume during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend hit an all-time high, helping to drive significant increases in online sales.

December 14, 2010

A report Monday by Associated Press said that Walgreen Co., McDonald's and Twitter each reported unrelated security breaches, involving customer e-mail addresses and other private information.

San Francisco -- A report Monday by Associated Press said that Walgreen Co., McDonald's and Twitter each reported unrelated security breaches, involving customer e-mail addresses and other private information.

Walgreen said hackers who gained access to a list of customer e-mail addresses may have sent spam directing customers to enter personal data into outside websites.

August 9, 2010

Specialty bike retailer Performance Bicycle said Tuesday it has appointed John Buleza as VP direct...

July 21, 2010

Retail marketers have long feared their e-mail messages being considered as spam. But who decides...

By Dan Forootan, dforootan@streamsend.com

Retail marketers have long feared their e-mail messages being considered as spam. But who decides if an e-mail message is spam? The answer is much like a courtroom verdict: the Internet service providers (ISPs) play the part of the judge and individual list members make up the jury. So, before hitting the send button marketers must make sure their argument holds up in court.

Getting your message past the judge

July 20, 2010

A report released Wednesday by cross-channel solutions provider CrossView found that e-mail is a more...

March 17, 2010

Still reeling from the double hit of the May 2009 postal rate increases and the recession, brick-and-mortar merchants are looking for new ways to save money and market to their customers.

By Seth Sarelson & Jonathan Treiber, Seth@RevTrax.com, Jonathan@RevTrax.com

August 31, 2008

Retailers love e-mail blasts because they are a cheap way to reach online shoppers...

April 30, 2008

Approximately 70% of consumers’ final purchase decisions are made in-store, and more specifically, at the...

January 31, 2008

When New York City-based Gristedes Supermarkets added an online arm to its traditional supermarket...