Comments for: Target breach aftermath: ‘credit card system is inherently broken’

Posted Dec. 20, 2013, at 4:26 p.m.

The criminals who cracked Target’s defenses, stealing debit and credit card information of as many as 40 million shoppers who swiped at the retailer’s stores, exposed a major vulnerability in the way Americans pay. “The credit card system is inherently broken,” said Jeremiah Grossman, the chief technology officer of Web-application …

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