NEW YORK (CBSNEWS.COM) – Macy’s says cyberthieves hacked the accounts of thousands of the retailer’s online customers, compromising people’s full names as well as their credit card numbers and expiration dates.

The attack, which occurred over roughly six weeks between the end of April and the beginning of June before being shut down, affected consumers registered on or

Logins and passwords were taken from sites unrelated to the retailers and then used to access data on both sites.

“We have investigated the matter thoroughly, addressed the cause and, as a precaution, have implemented additional security measures,” a Macy’s spokesperson said in a statement.

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