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ID Theft Concern For Consumers As Security Breach Expands Beyond Target

GUESTS:


Murray Jennex, Ph.D.
professor, Management Information Systems, SDSU

Beth Givens, director, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Transcript

The massive credit card security breach that hit retailer Target continues to expand. Late last week, we discovered that at least six more retailers across the US have been infected by the same malicious software that stole data from Target. Meanwhile, Target officials have not yet been able to calculate the cost of the security breach. The sophisticated hack compromised customers' credit card numbers, as well as names, addresses, and phone numbers. It's estimated that more than 100 million people may have been affected.

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