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Play.com admits data breach

Customers of Play.com have been left open to spam fraud after one of the online retailer's suppliers suffered a data breach.

Customers of Play.com have been left open to spam fraud after one of the online retailer's suppliers suffered a data breach.

Play.com wrote to users on Monday outlining the problem, which it said may have exposed e-mail addresses, but not credit card details.

"We are e-mailing all our customers to let you know that a company that handles part of our marketing communications has had a security breach," said the message. "Unfortunately this has meant that some customer names and e-mail addresses may have been compromised."

Read more of "Play.com admits data breach" at ZDNet UK.