Target confirms PIN data was stolen in breach - Dec. 27, 2013

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sfreestuff Dec 27, 2013
If the plaintext is four digits, with no salt, you'd still be able to "guess" all possible combinations in less than one second.
branie Dec 27, 2013
Target confirmed Friday that debit card PIN data was stolen in its recent massive breach, reversing its earlier stance that the codes were not part of the hack.
However, the retailer believes the PINs remain "safe and secure." In a statement, Target (TGT, Fortune 500) spokeswoman Molly Snyder said the PINs are "strongly encrypted" and were never stored on Target's systems in plain text.
branie Dec 27, 2013
Safe and secure, ha! I am not sure what t0 believe anymore.
themoneyman1113 Dec 27, 2013
@branie As a precaution, Target customers who shopped at Target when the breach occurred should contact their banks to request a replacement card and change their PIN.