According to Target, "As part of Target’s ongoing forensic investigation, it has been determined that certain guest information—separate from the payment card data previously disclosed—was taken from Target. This theft is not a new breach, but was uncovered as part of the ongoing investigation. At this time, the investigation has determined that the stolen information includes names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses for up to 70 million individuals. "
This is a significant development, as it shows nearly two-fold increase in the number of affected customers.
Please visit https://corporate.target.com/discover/article/an-update-on-our-data-breach-and-financial-perform for additional information.