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Target offers discounts as investigators
look at overseas hackers

NBC News, by Staff

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Posted By:MissMolly, 12/21/2013 4:58:43 AM

Target Corp. is offering its 10 percent employee discount to shoppers this weekend following a massive breach of its customers’ credit and debit card information. Meanwhile, investigators believe that overseas hackers were responsible for the cyberattack that compromised up to 40 million payment cards during the first three weeks of the holiday shopping season, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. “Our guests’ trust is our top priority at Target and we are committed to making this right,” Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel said in a statement on Target’s website Friday. The cyberattack “was a crime against Target, our team members, and most

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/21/2013 6:43:15 AM     (No. 9662636)

These should be handled as acts of war, for they are capable of doing as much damage.
In fact, overseas hackers could shut down large portions of the American economy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bazi, 12/21/2013 7:44:35 AM     (No. 9662703)

10%? I´m shopping! Because Target is a Minnesota store, we have one on every corner(it seems).

As a side note: our Soros endorsed Governor,Crazy Eyes Mark Dayton, is heir to the Target Corp. fortune.

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