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Target Says Glitch at Registers Across U.S. Not Hacker-Related

June 16, 2014
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A Target staffer explained the reason for the delays and offered cookies to customers waiting in line to check out at the downtown Minneapolis Target store Sunday night. Target confirmed Sunday night that a "glitch" in its system had caused delays at registers at some of its U.S. stores, but added that it's not in any way related to a data security issue or a hacker. Customers around the country took to social media Sunday night reporting long checkout lines due to ­registers not working. Target didn't elaborate on the exact problem or problems. ...

 

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