Email marketer Epsilon has huge data breach

Posted on Monday, April 4th 2011 at 2:14 p.m.

Email marketing company Epsilon International has suffered a breach of their email address database , exposing the databases of 2500 clients such as TiVo, LLBean and many others to phishing attacks.

Exposure of email addresses may not directly lead to email addresses getting hacked or exposure of personal data, but will make users more vulnerable to targeted phishing attacks.  If you have a business relationship with one of the companies below, you want to be extra careful with emails you receive from any of them.

  • Kroger
  • TiVo
  • US Bank
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Capital One
  • Citi
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Ritz-Carlton Rewards
  • Marriott Rewards
  • New York & Company
  • Brookstone
  • Walgreens
  • The College Board
  • Home Shopping Network (HSN)
  • LL Bean
  • Disney Destinations
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Barclays Bank of Delaware (issuers of the Apple credit card.)


comments powered by Disqus