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Business Minute: Health Care Companies Hit Hard By Hackers & Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns Early

As technology improves, so do the skills of hackers. According to a new report, the health care industry is among the hardest hit.
REPORT: 90% HOSPITALS, CLINICS LOSE PATIENT DATA
As technology improves, so do the skills of hackers. According to a new report, the health care industry is among the hardest hit. Privacy researchers at the ponemon institute released the study this week. Data shows 90% of health care companies have exposed patient data, or had it stolen, in 2012 and 2013. Those numbers mean health care related businesses have faced more data breaches than the military and banking sectors combined.

STARBUCKS PUMPKIN SPICE RETURNING EARLY
Mark your calendars, because according to reports Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns August 25! It's so popular that it even has it's own Twitter page. According to the Starbucks website, there have been over 29,000 tweets that have featured the hash tag: #PumpkinSpice since August of 2012.

TARGET REDUCES 2014 PROFIT FORECAST
Target reduced its 2014 profit forecast yet again. It's latest earnings report showed a 62% decline in earnings from last year, but most of wall street didn't seem to care, shares jumped 1% in trading Tuesday.

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