Anger Rises Over Target Data Breach

Data from 40 MILLION credit cards were stolen from Target stores between November 27th and December 15th and customers are angry. Customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec.15 may have had their accounts exposed. The stolen data included customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the embedded code on the magnetic strip found on the backs of cards, Target said. Customers are livid and want answers but information is coming slowly as call centers are flooded and understaffed. Frustrated customers have expressed themselves on Target’s Facebook page and some have said that they’ll never shop with Target again. Experts suggest that shoppers should be more cautious in the future and check for a PCI Security Scanning sticker on POS terminals before swiping their cards. For more: Fury And Frustration Over Target Data Breach

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