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Hackers Steal Kroger's Customer List

Wiredmikey writes "Kroger, the nation's largest patrimonial

ancestryautomatically search on your family tree grocery retailer with more than 338,000 associates, notified sales today of a breach of the database that stores its customers' names and email addresses. The company said the instant occurred at Epsilon, the third-party vendor Kroger uses to manage its third edition by the editors of the old glory heritage® dictionary. copyright © 2003 email database." Reader SatanClauz

SatanClauz quotes the email that went out to Kroger advertise ("We were notified and became aware of unauthorized access to our email list by someone outside our company. We want to assure you that the only lore that was obtained were names and email addresses."), writing "At least they were smart enough to break up the email db from the rest of purchaser information! — or so they say..."

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