Today is the first day Target customers can register for a year of free credit monitoring. This applies to all Target customers, not just those that shopped at a local store during the period of the massive data breach announced recently.
To register, click here. (The activation code must be entered no later than April 30.)
The state attorney general’s office and Department of Consumer Protection are urging all Target customers to register.
“Additionally,” says AG George Jepsen, “consumers who have not done so already should take the proactive steps of changing their PIN numbers, if possible, and changing all passwords, and should be vigilant when it comes to unsolicited emails and phone calls seeking personal information.”