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Enough data was compromised for scum to try spear phishing. Credit monitoring isn't a bad idea, but is unnecessary for most.

My husband's Target card was used during the breach, and I haven't seen mine for a few months. I put it in a safe place when we moved. It is in a very safe place. Target's phone tree allows reporting of lost or stolen cards, so I did. The current account is deactivated. Cards are support to be received within 11 days.

After I receive the cards maybe it will be possible to regain online access. Between using the wrong account address, forgetting the answers to the security questions, and reporting a card as lost before talking with customer support, the account is locked. In theory, Customer Support said they had reset it, and the account should unlock after 48 hours. It hasn't. There is a $54 charge that I need to verify. It is very likely valid. I am just annoyed at being locked out, and more annoyed that I am the only one to blame.
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