(Closed) Target Security Breach: Anyone have issues?

posted 5 years ago in Money
Post # 3
3765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

No issues so far, but we’re watching. I’m grateful that I use credit cards and not my bank card. If we get dinged at least the credit card company will remove the charges before we have to pay the bill.

Post # 4
2419 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

So far, I haven’t noticed anything weird. I’m hoping that it stays that way. I know I used my debit card there at least once during that time frame.

Post # 5
1471 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

No issues so far. I am fairly sure that I only used my Target debit card. I’m watching carefully. My bank (USAA) also has on their website a statement that they are aware of the problem and are watching/taking steps as well.

Post # 6
310 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

No issues so far. But I’ll be checking the credit card statements a little more frequently. I’m glad I didn’t use my debit card. I normally check our account statements for bank cards, credit, every two weeks.

Post # 8
1471 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

@Treejewel19:  I’m not sure, I haven’t heard.

Post # 9
111 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Treejewel19:  I shopped December 10th with Credit Card. So far, so good. 

Post # 10
12247 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

No issues here! But Darling Husband is keeping an extra-close eye on it!

Post # 11
241 posts
Helper bee

None yet. However, I was reading that in the previous TJMaxx breach some had their info used months later. I don’t want to have to watch my card for that long so I just ordered a new one.

Post # 12
241 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Kukahiko Estate

Question:  Does this affect any person that used any credit card?? Or just Target Card users?  That is really unclear to me.

Post # 13
1814 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

Ugh… I did shop in store during that time, but both my husband and I have agreed not to look at the credit card activity until after Christmas as to not spoil what things we got each other. I’m conflicted. I feel DUMB for not looking, but I’d feel guilty FOR looking. No bueno.

Edit: Obviously seeing most stores like Target on the statement will be innocent enough, but I don’t want the conversation “Husband, did you go to a Coach store???” “…yes” *SPOILED* to happen.

Post # 14
2571 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@Treejewel19:  I was at Target on 12/14 and used my Citi credit card. I’ve been monitoring my activity, and nothing suspicious yet.

For Citi creditholders, there is a banner on the site that says Citi is aware of breach and keeping an eye out. I had my CC info stolen back in October when I was traveling, and they caught $340 of suspicious Walmart charges so I know they’re good at having my back.

It’s just so annoying for those who needed to get new cards as they probably wanted to use them for Christmas shopping. :/

Post # 15
18637 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think I read that they said Target cards are okay and can’t be stolen but I’m not 100% sure.

I used my CC a few times over the past few weeks but AMEX has always been great with fraud so I’m not worried about it at all. If I had used my debit card, I would be worried though because those are worse.

Post # 16
6830 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Nothing yet, knock on wood.  I used mine several times and Darling Husband did once. So we are keeping a close eye. 

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