Jennifer Bjorhus

Business reporter | Banking and consumer finance
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an enterprise reporter in the Star Tribune’s business section covering banking and consumer finance. Tips always welcome and appreciated at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Minnesota Poll: Shoppers sticking with Target after data breach

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll found that 82% of respondents are visiting the retailer as often as they did before data thieves obtained shoppers’ personal information and millions of card numbers.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 05:03 AM

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

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