It does not surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target’s computer systems may have surfaced during a bust along the Texas border this week.
Police said that two people trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico have been arrested on fraud charges related to the theft of personal data from Target retail stores.
A cyber-security expert says Target may be just one in a line of retailers to have been hacked during the holiday shopping season.
The security of shoppers has been put to the test since Christmas. Target is one of three major businesses dealing with data breaches that put customer information at risk.
Target said Friday that personal information — including phone numbers, addresses and email addresses — was stolen from as many as 70 million customers in its data breach.
Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season.
In the final Christmas rush, some North Texans are worried about another problem — identity theft. Over the weekend Chase Bank took an aggressive approach and instituting spending limits. Monday, the bank made another change.
As an apology to the approximately 40 million Target credit card holders whose personal information was compromised in one of the largest consumer security breaches ever, the retail giant offered a 10% discount to all customers making in store purchases on Saturday and Sunday.
CBS 11 News has confirmed that the Secret Service is investigating the security breach involving stolen credit card and debit card information from potentially millions of Target customers.
Federal authorities have stated that the personal information of some 40 million Target customers may have been compromised this holiday shopping season.
While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.
Police are asking for the public’s help finding a burglary suspect targeting homes during the day in South Grapevine.