Shopping On Amazon For Cyber Week? Read This!

If you guessed a data breach has finally affected Amazon you’d be right. If you’ve shopped on Amazon recently you should keep reading. 

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Amazon was quick to deny there was a data leak on their platform, instead classifying this as a “technical error.” Below is the email notification affected customers received:

Forbes reported the above information. Since the Amazon email signed off with a http link (and not https) to the massive retailer’s site, the people who received this message wondered if they were being phished.

Though Amazon denies this was a “data breach,” the consequences are the same. People’s information was exposed. We wonder if Firefox’s new feature FireFox Monitor will flag the site. The only difference between this and a full on data breach is that Amazon released less information about how many customers were affected, what information was at large, and how long their system was exposed.

Share with your friends and family to keep them safe this holiday season!