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Target stores hit by data breach affecting 40 million cards

432px-Target_logo.svgTarget says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach linked to recent purchases in its U.S. stores between November 27th and December 15th. This of course includes Black Friday shopping, which started on November 28th.

The retailer didn’t specify which exact stores were affected. It wasn’t clear whether their online stores were affected.

Target said the breach may be continuing so those who made purchases between those dates and found unauthorized transactions on their debit and credit cards should call them at 866-852-8680.

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

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