TODAY   |  January 11, 2014

Neiman Marcus reveals security breach

The department store Neiman Marcus announced customers’ credit cards may have been compromised in a security breach, which comes on the heels of Target’s data breach. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.

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>> news so many people want to hear after people were shopping in both stores. neiman marcus is the latest retailer to say that some customers' credit cards were compromised in a security breach . we're waiting to hear how many. so far, it's confirmed it was told by a credit card processor of activity and is waiting to notify customers. it says they have enhanced security measures. this comes amid target's revelation that the number of customers affected by its data breach is much larger than originally reported. target now says an additional 70 million customers may have had information stolen. that information may include phone numbers, e-mails, names, addresses. that, of course, raises fears of complete identity theft. add that to the 40 million already reported, and as many as 110 million people may be affected. target is offering free credit monitoring . experts say if you fear you're one of those affected, take it and watch your accounts very closely. lester.

>> kristen dahlgren, thanks. jean chatzky