The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been exposed.
Here are some answers to the most common questions about the Target data theft.
The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.
Salem State University is warning 25,000 current and former students and staff that their social security numbers may be in the wrong hands.
Attorney General Martha Coakley says 73,000 Massachusetts consumers may have been affected by a data breach at TD Bank.
South Shore Hospital has recently agreed to pay $750,000 for allegations regarding a data breach of more than 800,000 people.
Brigham and Women’s and Faulkner Hospitals are dealing with a potential data breach.
The names, addresses and social security numbers of hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have been exposed to thieves.
A local restaurant group is learning the hard way what the law says about protecting customers’ personal data.
A company that was hired by South Shore Hospital to destroy 800,000 obsolete computer records says the files were lost after the work was outsourced to a second firm.