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

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Retailers, card networks form security partnership

An initiative by industry associations follows a wave of data security breaches.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 09:27 PM

Feb. 13: Target breach started as phishing expedition

The blogger who first disclosed the retailer’s security breach said the thieves sent out e-mails with a malicious link two...

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 05:35 AM

Securian profits rise 7 percent as Advantus sales soar

Earnings were up 7 percent, and the capital management unit saw sales almost double.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Twins enter credit card swipe fee dispute after opting out of class-action deal

The baseball team hopes to do better on its own than in a class-action settlement over credit card transaction fees.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 08:47 PM

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

Result Per Page


Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters