Jennifer Bjorhus

Reporter | Watchdog and data team
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an investigative reporter on the Star Tribune’s watchdog and data team. Got a tip? Contact me at 612-673-4683 or

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Feb. 11: Corporate hackers target the supply chain

Tar­get, oth­er firms need strong­er protections to pre­vent data thefts.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 03:47 PM

Target CFO will face Congress over data breach on Tuesday

Chief financial officer John Mulligan will testify before Senate, House committees about details of massive customer information theft.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 10:48 AM

State accuses Shorewood firm of ‘trust mill’ fraud

A lawsuit says customers of Heritage Partners thought they were getting a trust created by an attorney, when they weren’t.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 09:24 PM

Feb. 3: Digital underground behind attack on Target

A security intelligence firm that tracks carder activity says it is following a ring of nine people dealing in access to hacked point-of-sale terminals.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 09:57 AM

Obituary: Mary Helen Pennington Christensen, pediatrician and psychiatrist

Back in 1943, Mary “Penny” Pennington was one of 10 women in her graduating medical school class of 120 students...

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 02:02 AM

Jan. 30: Target: Cybercrooks used stolen vendor ID

The new detail about stolen credentials sheds a spark of light on a key question that has circled around the heist: How did the cybercrooks break into Target’s point-of-sale system to insert malicious software?

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 05:59 AM

TCF closing 8 Cub branches in Minn.

Profits at the state's No. 3 bank jump 50 percent from last year, but slipped a bit from the previous quarter. The bank enters cost-cutting mode again.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 05:31 AM

Banks have replaced 15.3M cards since Target breach

Wells Fargo & Co. is the latest bank to shift gears and start proactively replacing cards exposed during Target’s breach.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 05:46 AM gets high marks for password security

Many U.S. retailers’ online sites fail to enforce basic password policies to protect customers’ personal data.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 05:54 AM

Xcel urges customers to turn down the heat after Canada pipeline blast

Call to conserve comes as the state faces hazardous weather conditions.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 11:43 PM

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