TARGET CORPORATION ANNOUNCES CARD INFORMATION BREACH
- 12/23/2013 9:00:00 AM
||Target Corporation has confirmed about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred between November 27 and December 15, 2013.
According to a notice on Target’s website, the stolen data includes customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates, and the three-digit security codes (CVV/CVC codes) located on the magnetic stripe of the cards. This information could allow fraudsters to produce counterfeit cards which access customers’ accounts.