CVS shuts down photo site due to potential breach

Instead of photo printing options, site visitors now see a statement from the company urging them to check their credit card statements.

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http:///CVS is the latest in a long line of retailers having to break the hard news of a potential credit card information breach, but its crisis is more focused than others.

CVS’ breach appears to have affected only the website where its customers can buy prints of photos. That site,, has replaced all its content with a statement from the company. Here’s the statement, in full:

We have been made aware that customer credit card information collected by the independent vendor who manages and hosts may have been compromised. As a precaution, as our investigation is underway we are temporarily shutting down access to online and related mobile photo services. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Customers who provided credit card information for transactions on are advised to check their credit card statements for any fraudulent or suspicious activity and to call their bank or financial institution to report anything of concern.

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