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The Target Breach: By the Numbers

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46 – The percentage drop in profits at Target in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with the year before.

200 Million – Estimated dollar cost to credit unions and community banks for reissuing 21.8 million cards — about half of the total stolen in the Target breach.

18.00 – 35.70 - The median price range (in dollars) per card stolen from Target and resold on the black market (range covers median card price on Feb. 19, 2014 vs. Dec. 19, 2013, respectively).

53.7 Million – The income that hackers likely generated from the sale of 2 million cards stolen from Target and sold at the mid-range price of $26.85 (the median price between $18.00 and $35.70).

Check out more startling stats at
Krebs On Security.

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