Michaels Stores Inc. card security breach

, Posted: Fri, April 18 2014 at 9:27 AM, Updated: Fri, April 18 2014 at 2:46 PM

Michaels Stores Inc. card security breach

(NBC5 Chicago) Michaels Stores Inc. confirmed Thursday that 2.6 million customer credit and debit cards used at its signature Michaels craft stores and 400,000 cards used at its subsidiary Aaron Brothers were affected by a security breach.

Still, the company said it had received “limited” reports of fraud. The breach targeted systems at Michaels stores between May 8 and Jan. 27 and Aaron Brothers stores between June 26 and Feb. 27.

The nation's largest arts and crafts chain, based in Irving, Texas, said that its subsidiary Aaron Brothers was also attacked, exposing information on another 400,000 cards.

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