Inside the Target Security Breach

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Breach Prompts Federal Investigation

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are appealing to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission for an investigation into Target’s security measures. “It appears that Target may have failed to employ reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect personal information," Sen. Blumenthal said. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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