The attack against Target, which began in late November and continued until mid-December, resulted in the theft of 40 million credit and debit cards as well as personal information for as many as 70 million customers.
A joint federal-private report providing more details about the apparent hacking and malware campaign against Target has been distributed to firms in the retail and financial-services sectors. The report was jointly issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Secret Service, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), and Dallas-based private cybersecurity firm iSight Partners.
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