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+ - Hackers steal data on 20,000,000 Visa cards

Submitted by
RonMcMahon
RonMcMahon writes "The CBC is reporting that in mid-December 2006 it was discovered that hackers got in to the computer systems of the discount retailer, TJX Cos. and stole data for transactions from 2003-2006.

Never heard of TJX? Well, you've been a customer if you've shopped at a Winners or HomeSense in Canada, T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, A.J. Wright and Bob's in the United States or T.K. Maxx in Europe.

You can rest assured, though...Ben Cammarata the CEO of TJX says "...we believe customers should feel safe shopping in our stores." Ok. Perhaps he is right, if we shop with CASH."

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