The cyber-attacks at Target (NYSE:TGT) have consumers, retailers, and banks all pondering the future of payments technology. These attacks can make for scary headlines, but should investors concerned about the long-term reputational risk and financial impact of these events?

In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the issue. David's cites one investing guru's opinion when it comes to reputational risk and dangers to companies.

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