CVS Photo website credit card info possibly stolen in breach

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FILE - This June 20, 2011 photo shows signage at a CVS store in Philadelphia. CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain said Wednesday, June 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

NEW YORK (AP) – CVS is warning customers that its online photo service may have suffered a data breach and has shut it down.

The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain says the site is being switched off as a precaution and that it has also sealed off related mobile device apps.

Payment information on the site is collected by an outside vendor, CVS Health Corp. says, and it’s kept separate from its main CVS.com website and the computer system used in its pharmacies. Payments made through CVS.com and in CVS stores are not affected.

The company wouldn’t say how many customers could potentially be affected.

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