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Burbank PD needs help in finding sexual assault suspect

Burbank Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a sexual assault suspect who allegedly groped a 12 year-old girl, at the Target in the Burbank Empire Center, earlier this month. The alleged attack occurred on Sunday, December 13, around 4:15 p.m. The girl was” with her mother, when the suspect walked up to her and squeezed her buttocks.  The suspect then walked to the exit and left the store.  No vehicle was seen, ” according to a Burbank PD news release. The Burbank PD released photos, taken from surveillance... Read More →

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How Target ignored early warnings and got hacked

You would think if a company went to the trouble and money to install a security procedure it would be followed,  but apparently, that was not the case with Target. The giant retailer got hacked last fall, during the kick-off to the holiday season, and data for40 million customer credit cards were stolen. But it didn’t have to happen. Months earlier, Target installed a $1.6 million malware detection tool and  set up a system where its security team would... Read More →

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Target teams up with “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to give away millions

The giant retailer, Target, has a deal with “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and it could mean thousands for some lucky schools. Target has earmarked $5 million in grants for a slew of elementary and secondary schools recommended by the viewers of  the weekly talk/variety show. Viewers will be required to submit their recommendations through the “Ellen” website and give a “compelling” reason why their school deserves one of the grants to improve its learning environment. Two of the winning schools will appear on the “Ellen” show.... Read More →

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