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A customer signs a credit card statement next to a scanner in a Target store in Miami, Florida. The malicious computer tool used against the retailer in its massive credit card breach, called Kaptoxa, was revealed in a government report released January 16.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A customer signs a credit card statement next to a scanner in a Target store in Miami, Florida. The malicious computer tool used against the retailer in its massive credit card breach, called Kaptoxa, was revealed in a government report released January 16. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Update 3 p.m.: Target now believes that up to 110 million customers may have had their personal information stolen.


Target has increased its estimate of the number of customers affected by its recent security breach to 70 million.

The retailer originally stated that 40 million shoppers were affected by the theft which came during the holiday season.

Bloomberg News editor Winnie O'Kelley speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young about the breach.

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This segment aired on January 10, 2014.

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