Experts: Target hackers will be tough to find

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Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:03 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.

NEW YORK (AP) - The hackers behind the recent Target data breach are likely a world away and nearly impossible to find.

That's the consensus among outside cybercrime experts as Target, the Secret Service and the FBI continue their investigation of the pre-Christmas data heist in which hackers stole about 40 million debit and credit card numbers and also took personal information - including email addresses, phone numbers, names and home addresses - for another 70 million people.

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