Maury Glover reports:
It’s been months since hackers stole the credit and debit card information of millions of Target customers, but the effects are far from over. In fact, thousands of Minnesota credit card numbers are currently for sale.
In the wake of the breach, Target told customers not to cancel their credit cards during the busy holiday shopping season and urged them to monitor their accounts for a year — but Lanterman said that advice just gives hackers time for victims to let their guard down.
“Target’s advice not to cancel the cards actually helped the hackers because once you cancel the cards, the info is worthless,” Lanterman said.
According to Lanterman, that’s just one more way that Target’s handling of the situation has missed the mark.
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