Hackers target TK Maxx customers

by Gary on March 30, 2007 · 1 comment

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Hackers have stolen information from at least 45.7 million payment cards used by customers of US retailer TJX, which owns TJ Maxx, and UK outlet TKMaxx.

In a statement to US watchdogs the firm said it did not know the full extent of the theft and its effect on customers.

Sandra Quinn from the Association of Payment Clearing Services (Apacs) told the BBC there had been a “massive” compromise of security – on a scale not seen before.

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