Technical foul: Amazon suffers data breach days before Black Friday, emails world+dog

www.theregister.co.uk | 11/21/2018 | Staff
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Amazon has suffered a data breach just days before Black Friday – and the company was tight-lipped about whether it had notified the British data protection authorities.

Multiple Register readers forwarded us emails sent from Amazon's UK tentacle informing them that the online sales site had "inadvertently disclosed [their] name and email address due to a technical error".

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The email from Amazon, which included an HTTP link to its website at the end, read:

We’re contacting you to let you know that our website inadvertently disclosed your name and email address due to a technical error. The issue has been fixed. This is not a result of anything you have done, and there is...
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