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Breaking Down the Impact of the Target Breach

The payments, banking and retail industries are still experiencing the fallout of the major data breach that hit Target last year. We take a look at the numbers behind the breach’s repercussions for banks, hackers and consumers.
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110 Million - A total of up to 110 million customers could have been affected by the data breach at Target. The company confirmed that 40 million debit and credit cards had been stolen, and up to 70 million individuals had some personal information stolen as a result of the hack .

4 Days - The number of days it took for Target to publicly acknowledge the breach had taken place. Target’s CEO Gregg Steinhafel was first informed of the breach on Dec. 15 of last year, according to CNBC. Target first disclosed the attack on Dec. 19.

 

Jonathan Camhi has been an associate editor with Bank Systems & Technology since 2012. He previously worked as a freelance journalist in New York City covering politics, health and immigration, and has a master's degree from the City University of New York's Graduate School ... View Full Bio

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