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Michaels Releases List of Stores Affected by Security Breach, Midland/Odessa Stores Affected

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The arts and crafts store, Michaels, has released dates and store locations of their security breach. According to a press release, Michaels learned of the data security issue back in January.

The press release says regarding Michaels stores, the attack targeted a limited portion of the point-of-sale systems at a varying number of stores between May 8, 2013 and January 27, 2014.

Officials say, “only a small percentage of payment cards used in the affected stores during the times of exposure were impacted by this issue.”

According to the list, Midland and Odessa were affected by the security breach.

The Midland store located at 3001 W. Loop 250 North was affected from May 8, 2013 through January 19, 2014.

The Odessa store located at 3827 East 42nd Street was affected from May 8, 2013 through July 29, 2013.

According to CEO, Chuck Rubin, “Our customers are always our number one priority and we are truly sorry for any inconvenience or concern Michaels may have caused. We are committed to assisting affected customers by providing fraud assistance, identity protection and credit monitoring services. Importantly, with this incident now fully contained, we can assure customers this malware no longer presents a threat to shoppers at Michaels.”