Recent Data Breach Cases

Target and Neiman Marcus recently reported that data breaches to their systems jeopardized the personal information of thousands of Hawaii shoppers. Below find information about what you can do to sign up for the free credit report monitoring offered by the companies.

Target:

Target is offering one year of free credit monitoring to all Target customers. Beginning today, consumers can register for free credit monitoring at creditmonitoring.target.com. Target’s website provides answers to frequently asked questions concerning the credit monitoring at: https://corporate.target.com/about/payment-card-issue/credit-monitoring-FAQ.aspx.

The free credit monitoring will be offered through Experian’s ProtectMyID, and the service provides a copy of a credit report, daily credit monitoring, identity theft insurance (except where prohibited by law) and access to personalized assistance from a fraud resolution agent.

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Neiman Marcus:

Neiman Marcus has arranged to provide free credit monitoring services to any shopper who used a payment card at a Neiman Marcus store or shopped online between January 2013 and January 2014. Sign up instructions for this free service is available at www.neimanmarcus.com/infosecurity. The deadline to sign up for this free service is June 15, 2014.

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