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Millions of Target customers may have credit, debit cards hacked

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WATERLOO (KWWL) - Target stores announced Thursday in a press release that millions of of credit and debit cards may have been hacked.

Store officials said thieves may have access to credit or debit card data used for purchases made between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

"Trust is a top priority for Target, and we deeply regret the inconvenience this may cause," Target officials said in a statement. "The privacy and protection of our guests' information is a matter we take very seriously and we have worked swiftly to resolve the incident."

Target recommends customers who shopped in U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 monitor their accounts for any suspicious or unusual activity.

Iowa residents should contact local law enforcement or the Iowa Attorney General's Office if they suspect their information has been stolen.

The Iowa Attorney General's Office can be reached at (515) 281-5164.
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