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Long lines fill the target aisles after a temporary computer problem



Published on: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 18h16
Update: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 18h16

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Updated 18:00 EDT 15 June: Target has issued a statement indicating that its records are back online. The company said the failure did not result from a security issue or a data breach. Target also assured customers that no personal data was compromised.

Ooriginal report: A computer problem caused long queues across the country for target customers on Saturday afternoon.

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"We are aware that customers are currently unable to shop at Target stores," officials said in a statement. "Our teams are solving the problems and we apologize for this inconvenience and we will provide you with an update as soon as possible."

Target stores suffered a similar failure five years ago, while there was unauthorized access to its payment information system, reported the Dallas Morning News. Secure information was not in danger in this violation, said company officials at the time.

This is a story in development. Come back for updates.


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