Credit, debit card breach at Target stores - New York News

Credit, debit card breach at Target stores

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The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.

The Minneapolis company says up to 40 million card accounts may have been affected by a data breach between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

Target said it immediately told authorities and financial institutions once it became aware of the breach and that it is teaming with a third-party forensics firm to investigate the matter.

Target Corp. said that customers who made purchases at its U.S. stores during the impacted period and suspected unauthorized activity should call them at 866-852-8680.

Target has 1,797 stores in the U.S. and 124 in Canada.

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