Up to 110 million at risk, Target says

70 million added to data-breach tally

Posted: January 11, 2014 at 3:14 a.m.

Steve Tefru, 18, rests his head on a shopping cart as members of his family go through items looking for low prices on Thursday evening at the Target store in Washington's Columbia Heights area. Hundreds of shoppers already were in line when the store opened its doors 8 p.m. Thursday. Illustrates BLACKFRIDAY (category f), by Sarah Halzack and Jeremy Borden (c) 2013, The Washington Post. Moved Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson)

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. said Friday that the thieves who accessed its data system from late November through mid-December also obtained personal information on 70 million customers, an exposure of data that’s well beyond the financial information on 40 million people it initially reported.

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