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Breach of data at TJX is called the biggest ever

Stolen numbers put at 45 .7 million

By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / March 29, 2007

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At least 45.7 million credit and debit card numbers were stolen by hackers who accessed the computer systems at the TJX Cos. at its headquarters in Framingham and in the United Kingdom over a period of several years, making it the biggest breach of personal data ever reported, according to security specialists. (Full article: 773 words)

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