The AP is reporting that the Epsilon Company of Dallas, has been hacked. They manage email addresses, and there’s a possibility that millions of names and addresses may have been stolen. Companies are warning their customers to be on the lookout for fraudulent emails.
“Among the affected companies are banks such as Capital One Financial Corp., Barclays Bank, U.S. Bancorp and Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and retailers including Best Buy Co., TiVo Inc., Walgreen Co. and Kroger Co.
The College Board, the not-for-profit organization that runs the SATs, also warned that a hacker may have obtained student email addresses.
Walt Disney Co.’s travel subsidiary, Disney Destinations, sent emails warning customers on Sunday.”-AP
Be very wary of anyone sending you an email seeking your account information. As my wife just said, “maybe snail mail still has its advantages?”