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Target says data breach bigger than first thought, affecting 70 million

Retail giant Target says the number of customers

Retail giant Target says the number of customers affected by a data breach just before Christmas is much larger than previously thought. (January 10, 2014 5:48 PM)

Retail giant Target says the number of customers affected by a data breach just before Christmas is much larger than previously thought.

A spokesperson says hackers gained access to data for as many as 70 million people, and the company says it wasn't just credit card numbers that were stolen.

Target says customer emails, home addresses and even phone numbers were compromised.

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