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    Report: Target Customers Hacked

    CHICAGO - MAY 23:  A bicyclist rides past a row of shopping carts outside a Target store on May 23, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. Today, Target reported an 18 per cent increase in their quarterly earnings, beating analysts' expectations.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    This puts the black in Black Friday. Target is looking into a breach in credit and debit card security involving information for millions of customers that began the big shopping day after Thanksgiving, and may be ongoing. An investigation has been launched by Target, major credit card companies, and the Secret Service, according to a source involved. Customers have not yet been notified of the breach because their information is encrypted and Target has not commented on the issue.

    Read it at The New York Times