Report: Hackers target Starbucks cards with automatic reload

Report: Hackers target Starbucks cards with automatic reload

Company officials say there was no widespread security breach

Credit card hackers may be targeting Starbucks gift and loyalty card users to steal cash automatically loaded onto their accounts, according to a report Monday.

Bob Sullivan, an independent journalist who describes himself as a “tech skeptic” on the website BobSullivan.net, said hackers are taking advantage of the auto-reload function that adds cash to MyStarbucksRewards cards linked to customer credit cards.

Maggie Jantzen, a spokeswoman for Starbucks Corp., said ther

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