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E-Mail Company Experienced Data Breach: Be Wary of Emails Requesting Your Information

Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Epsilon, a firm that handles mass-emailing services for several other companies, reported that millions of names and email addresses were stolen from its computers. This will likely lead to an onslaught of phishing schemes, spam, and other fraudulent uses. These suspect emails will appear to come from legitimate companies with which you do business. The emails may contain the companies' actual logos, and the senders will appear to be legitimate addresses from these organizations.

MMRMA cautions never to send ANY personal information based on a request in an email. This includes name, address, phone number, social security number, account numbers, or any other information.

Often, these phishing emails will ask recipients to change their account information. Again, these emails will look like they came from your bank or other institutions with which you do business. When in doubt, throw it out! You can always verify the validity of an email by contacting the company by phone.

NEVER send online account login information, including user names or passwords, in response to a request by email. Always call the company at a verified phone number in order to make any changes to your account information.

This is a partial list of companies whose customer names and email addresses were stolen in the Epsilon breach:

  • AbeBooks
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Bank of America
  • Barclays Bank
  • Best Buy
  • Brookstone
  • Citibank
  • Disney Destinations
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kroger
  • Lacoste
  • Marriott International
  • McKinsey Quarterly
  • New York & Company
  • Robert Half
  • Target
  • Tivo
  • US Bank
  • Walgreens



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Michigan Municipal Risk
Management Authority

14001 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI 48154
734.513.0300
800.243.1324

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