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Target shoppers' credit cards may be compromised after possible security breach

A Target store logo is shown in Chesterfield, Mich., Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. Lean inventory and stronger-than-expected holiday sales helped Target Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit soar 53.7 percent, and the company said Tuesday, Feb. 23, it expects to pick up market share this year as it rolls out a new store format that includes a bigger grocery section.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Anyone who has shopped in a Target store since Black Friday with a credit or debit card may be a victim of a security breach.   |  File photo

Anyone who has shopped in a Target store since Black Friday with a credit or debit card may be a victim of a security breach. According to CNN Money:

"The Secret Service is investigating a reported credit card data breach at discount retailer Target.

Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirmed the investigation Wednesday evening. He declined to comment further.

Leary's comments came following a report from respected security researcher Brian Krebs that Target had suffered a data breach around the time of Black Friday last month "potentially involving millions of customer credit and debit card records."

Target did not respond to requests for comment Wednesday evening."

[Read the full story at CNN Money]

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