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Breached: Colorado Attorney General weighs in on Target data breach

Rick Wilking, Reuters

Written By: Kelly Poto

Today, The Colorado Attorney General’s Office weighed in on the Target data breach that occurred between November 27 and December 15, 2013. The Nation’s Attorneys General have announced they will be launching an investigation in to the attack. In the meantime they are reminding consumers to vigilantly check their bank and credit card statements and bills for unusual activity.

The initial breach was estimated to have affected more than 40 million Target shoppers, capturing their names, addresses and all information about the card, including the encrypted pin. However subsequent days later Target increased that number to 70 million, with multiple news outlets reporting closer to 110 million.

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