Target Breach: Cards Hit Black Market, Chase Restricts Transactions

Your credit card info may now be posted for sale. Millions of hacked credit and debit cards involved in the Target breach are already listed on the black market, according to Brian Krebs, the security industry reporter who first broke the story. Cards issued by non-U.S. banks are fetching premium prices.

Krebs reports the cards are being sold in batches sorted by Zip Codes, enabling fraudsters to buy stolen card data in proximity to their location.

The stolen card data is being sold for prices ranging from $20 to more than $100 per card, he says….


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