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Expert: Retailers should encrypt data

Target and Neiman Marcus were breached in December.

Target and Neiman Marcus were breached in December. Officials say 70 million Target customers were put at risk after hackers stole credit card information and personal data. (January 12, 2014 7:16 PM)

An identity theft expert told News 12 that he believes it’s only a matter of time before retailers are required to encrypt their customers’ personal information. Target and Neiman Marcus were breached in December. Officials say 70 million Target customers were put at risk after hackers stole credit card information and personal data. “It's irresponsible to not protect the financial information,...

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