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E-Commerce Times: Hack Attack Exposes Web Shopper Credit Card Data

By Clare Saliba - E-Commerce Times - Part of the NewsFactor Network
Tuesday, March 6, 2001 5:58pm
- Copyright © E-Commerce Times

Story Highlights: "Internet book vendor reportedly said Monday that a four-month long security breach on its computer servers has exposed customer credit card information..."

"The e-tailer, which provides an electronic catalog of millions of used and rare books for sale by independent booksellers around the world, said the violation affected user data housed on its servers beTTTtween October and February, according to news reports published Monday..."

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Info World: Amazon Unit Loses Credit Card Data to Hackers

By Joris Evers: Amsterdam correspondent for the IDG News Service,
an InfoWorld affiliate.

Story Highlights: " subsidiary said Monday that hackers stole the company's customer records, including credit card information, according to a report in the online edition of The Wall Street Journal published Tuesday..."

"Hackers have had access to customer data from October 2000 through February 2001, said the report, citing an e-mail sent by Bibliofind to its customers on Monday..."

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