What can a Target customer do to reduce damage from this data breach?



Category : Personal Finance
Target admitted Thursday (December 19, 2013) that Hackers were able to steal credit and debit card data for about 40 million customers. Reports say that names, payment card numbers, expiration dates and security codes have been stolen.Since I am a Target customer, I am very concerned. And I am unhappy that Target has exposed 40 million customers to this risk. And I am angry with these criminals.What can a Target customer do to reduce damage from this data breach?Suggestions elsewhere,

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