Hackers stole up to 40 million credit card numbers

Hackers stole up to 40 million credit card and debit card numbers from the retailer target. It started around black friday until December 15th. They gained access to the point of sale machines and were able to retrieve the numbers through those machines. It is possible also that they have obtained the pin numbers for those cards as well.

It is also worth noting that this did not affect people who purchased from target.com

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