The data breach comes after Target Corp on
Friday said an investigation found a cyber attack compromised
the information of at least 70 million customers, in the
second-biggest retail cyber attack on record.
Neiman Marcus does not know the number of customers affected by
the intrusion, company spokesperson Ginger Reeder said.
Neiman Marcus said its credit card processor alerted the
retailer in December about potential unauthorized payment card
activities and the U.S. Secret Service is investigating.
A third-party forensics firm confirmed the cyber-security
intrusion on January 1, the company said.
Reeder declined to comment if the breach was related to the
Target cyber attack.
(Reporting by Kanika Sikka and
Natalie Grover in Bangalore and Edwin Chan in San Francisco)
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