More damage was done during the Home Depot data breach than was originally thought.
FOX News Radio's Tonya J. Powers has the story:
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Talk about adding insult to injury.
Not only did hackers steal millions of Home Depot customers' credit card data, they also got 53 million email addresses to boot.
The Home Depot breach surpassed Target's pre-Christmas data theft last year, which compromised 40 million credit and debit cards and hurt sales and profits.
Following that breach, Michaels and Neiman Marcus, as well as other retailers, also reported smaller breaches.
Home Depot says the hackers got into its network in April with a third-party vendor's user name and password, stealing information with Malware installed on self-checkout systems in the U.S. and Canada.
Tonya J. Powers, FOX News Radio.