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Targeted

A data breach has affected 40 million of the retail giant’s customers

By Kristen Consillio

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2013

~~<p>State officials are urging Hawaii residents to take precautions against fraudulent activity following Target&rsquo;s data-security breach, which is threatening to drive off holiday shoppers during the company&rsquo;s busiest time of the year.</p>
<p>The nation&rsquo;s second-largest discounter said Thursday that data connected to about 40 million credit and debit card accounts were stolen as part of a breach that began over the Thanksgiving weekend.</p>
~~

State officials are urging Hawaii residents to take precautions against fraudulent activity following Target’s data-security breach, which is threatening to drive off holiday shoppers during the company’s busiest time of the year.

The nation’s second-largest discounter said Thursday that data connected to about 40 million credit and debit card accounts were stolen as part of a breach that began over the Thanksgiving weekend. Login for more...



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