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MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014, 8:50 A.M.

Michaels Reports Security Breach

Item: Michaels reports security breach/Keith Cousins, Coeur d'Alene Press

More Info: Chuck Rubin, CEO of Michaels Stores Inc., announced Thursday that a data breach affecting credit and debit card information for 2.6 million of its customers has been contained. In a statement published on the retail craft and art supply company's website, Rubin said the breach stemmed from an attack by criminals "using highly sophisticated malware." The attack targeted the point-of-sales systems at Michaels stores between May 8, 2013 and Jan. 27.

Question: Are you starting to get nervous about having sensitive financial and personal information online?

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