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Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits
Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits

Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches. A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) was publicized Tuesday asking Target’s information security officials for a briefing about the details of the attack against Target “over the busiest shopping period of the year.” Rockefeller chairs the Senate commerce committee; McCaskill runs the subcommittee on consumer protection.   Last month, Target said that up to 40 million customers’ credit and debit card accounts were hacked from Nov. 27 to Dec....

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