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Michaels May Be Latest U.S. Retailer to Suffer Security Breach

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January 27, 2014
Cybercrime
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“Michaels, a U.S. arts and crafts chain, is investigating fraudulent activity on some customers’ credit cards, which the company says may be the result of a data breach.

‘Michaels Stores, Inc. recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on some U.S. payment cards that had been used at Michaels, suggesting that the company may have experienced a data security attack,’ Michael Fox, a Michaels spokesperson, said in a statement to Mashable. ‘The company is working closely with federal law enforcement and is conducting an investigation with the help of third-party data security experts to establish the facts.’”

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