In Epsilon breach, e-mail insecurity (roundup)

The breach exposed names and e-mail addresses of customers of many major U.S. companies and could lead to a rise in targeted phishing attacks.

Security breach exposed names and e-mail addresses of customers of many major U.S. companies and could lead to a rise in targeted phishing attacks.

<b>PayPal security chief on Epsilon breach and more</b>

q&a CIO Michael Barrett talks with CNET about the need to choose data outsourcers wisely in light of the Epsilon breach, why PayPal isn't re-issuing SecurIDs after the RSA breach, and other matters.
(Posted in Insecurity Complex by Elinor Mills)
April 9, 2011 4:00 AM PDT

<b>Epsilon partner warned of phishing attacks months ago</b>

Near the end of last year, Epsilon partner Return Path said thousands of e-mail addresses were stolen in a broad phishing campaign that targeted e-mail service providers.
(Posted in Insecurity Complex by Elinor Mills)
April 7, 2011 1:14 p.m. PT

Who is Epsilon and why does it have my data?

Breach shines light on murky world of e-mail marketing outsourcers and how consumers don't know where their data is ending up.
(Posted in Insecurity Complex by Elinor Mills)
April 6, 2011 4:00 a.m. PT

<b>CNET to the Rescue: Fixing Epsilon's boo-boo</b>

Security reporter Elinor Mills joins us today to discuss the large data breach at marketing services company Epsilon, which most likely landed your e-mail address in a hacker's database.
(Posted in CNET to the Rescue by Rafe Needleman)
April 6, 2011 4:51 p.m. PT

<b>Were you affected by Epsilon data breach?</b>

The list of companies whose customer e-mail databases were compromised because of a security breach at Epsilon is growing. We look at the consequences of the breach, and what to do about it.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg)
April 5, 2011 4:00 a.m. PT
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<b><b>Breach exposes Chase, Capital One, TiVo customers</b></b>

Epsilon, which manages e-mail communications for TiVo, JP Morgan Chase, Capital One Financial, the Kroger grocery chain, and other clients, says it suffered a security breach that revealed data on some of its clients' customers.
(Posted in Security by Edward Moyer)
April 2, 2011 7:51 p.m. PT

previous coverage

<b>FAQ: Recognizing phishing e-mails</b>

Phishing attacks have spiked this year, recent reports show. Here's a primer on what phishing is and how to avoid it.
(Posted in Insecurity Complex by Elinor Mills)
November 17, 2009 4:00 a.m. PT
 

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