Target unveils credit protection website for customers

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Target has released details about the free credit protection they promised last week to customers affected by a widespread data breach.

The company unveiled a website at to help customers enroll in one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection. The service is offered through ProtectMyID, which is provided by Experian.

Customers who enroll will receive a complimentary copy of their credit report, daily credit monitoring, identity theft insurance and will have access to "personalized assistance from a highly trained Fraud Resolution Agent," the company says.

Interested customers who shopped U.S. Target stores can request an activation code by April 23, 2014 and register for the protection before April 30, 2014.

Personal data of about 70 million customers who shopped at Target from mid-November through mid-December 2013 was compromised by the breach.

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