News10 reports that some Target customers in California have had their card numbers breached, but it’s not clear yet if there’s any connection to Target’s massive hack disclosed last year.
Central Valley Target stores have been hit with a credit card security breach, according to information contained in a search warrant affidavit filed by U.S. postal inspectors.
The scheme was first detected back in January at about the same time Target suffered a massive breach of credit card security potentially affecting millions of cards. Postal inspector Jeff Fitch said it’s “too soon to tell” if the two cases are connected.
Target customers who were already affected by the breach last year were stunned to hear of another that might affect them here in the Central Valley.
The search warrant affidavit makes it clear that investigators believe hundreds of Target customers may have had their identities stolen.
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