Possibly the largest credit card breach yet

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A security breach at retailer TJX Companies last month already has resulted in violations of numerous credit card customers’ accounts and the cancellation and reissue of cards by as many as ten different banks.

The breach, which occurred in mid-December but was not reported until yesterday, affects customers of TJX’s retail stores, including TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, and A.J. Wright. The stolen data dates back to 2003, possibly exposing personal information of millions of customers.

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This story is sure to continue. Read article here: http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=114981

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