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11 data breaches that stung US consumers

Target

Year: 2013

Affected: 40 million credit and debit card accounts as well as data on 70 million customers.

Cost: Ponemon estimates it will cost Target up to $1.5 billion.

What happened: The breach affected credit and debit card accounts from shoppers from Nov. 27 to Dec. 15. But personal data could have been stolen from more Target shoppers.

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