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Three Jeers! Today is Spam Day!

Spam is more than that delectable luncheon meat made up of unidentified animal parts. It is the term coined to describe the electronic equivalent of postal junk mail.

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Computer Break-In May Have Your e-Mail

Here’s something you need to know if you use the Internet to do any personal businesses.

On April 2th businesses that use the e-mail marketing company Epsilon have been warning their customers their name and e-mail addresses may be in the hands of hackers.

JP Morgan-Chase, U.S. Bank, TiVo, Disney Destinations, Robert Half Recruiters, Capital One, Best Buy, Wallgreens, and Kroger to name a few have your e-mail and other information handled by Epsilon, a marketing company.

The warnings are to let customers be on the lookout for fake e-Mails asking for your passwords and other personal information (this is called “Phishing”).

Ironically, Epsilon just issued a release days before the security breach about what they do with your information. You can read it on http://www.btobonline.com/article/20110331/EMAIL06/303319999/getting-the-right-people-companies-into-email-database

If you are concerned about your whether your bank or online store uses Epsilon and if your personal information is compromised, call them up on the phone and ask.

April 4, 2011 at 7:39 am Leave a comment


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