Home Depot Says Customers Will Be Okay If Hacked


Published 09/04 2014 12:04PM

Updated 09/04 2014 12:07PM

Home Depot is telling customers they're off the hook if their credit card data was stolen.

The home-improvement retailer has not yet publicly confirmed if, in fact, it was hacked but says customers will not be responsible for any possible fraudulent charges.

Home Depot said it first became aware of a potential breach Tuesday.

The company has hired a security firm to help investigate.

Hope Depot is urging customers to closely monitor their bank statements.

It is also offering free credit monitoring and identity theft protection.

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