April 5, 2011 – Maybe I’m just becoming jaded about the fact that we are losing the security battle to the criminal element, but I have to admit that the recently reported data breach at third-party marketer Epsilon did not at all come as a surprise.
As reported online in PC Magazine, the breach has exposed the email addresses and names of customers at major credit-card issuers, Best Buy, TiVo, and more — “potentially leaving users open to phishing attacks.” An unauthorized entry into Epsilon's email system occurred on March 30, the company said in a statement.
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