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    Has Anyone Else Had This Email From Crucial.

    Hi all has anyone else had an email from crucial warning that a company they use may have been breached it appears to be real? The Message is Below. cheers daz666

    On April 4, we were informed by Epsilon, a company we use to send emails to our customers, that files containing the names and/or email addresses of some Crucial customers were accessed by unauthorized entry into their computer system.

    We have been assured by Epsilon that the only information that may have been obtained was your name and/or email address. No other personally identifiable information that you have supplied to Crucial was at risk because such data is not contained in Epsilon's email system.

    For your security, we encourage you to be aware of common email scams that ask for personal or sensitive information. We will not send you emails asking for your credit card number, social security number or other personally identifiable information. If ever asked for this information, you can be confident it is not from Crucial.

    For your security, however, we wanted to call this matter to your attention. We ask that you remain alert to any unusual or suspicious emails and remain cautious when opening links or attachments from unknown third parties. Our service provider has reported this incident to the appropriate authorities.

    We regret this has taken place and for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We take your privacy very seriously, and we will continue to work diligently to protect your personal information.

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    not from crucial but i had one similar the other day from Play.com

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    Thanks for the replys guess we will get a load of these messages from different companys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daz666 View Post
    Thanks for the replys guess we will get a load of these messages from different companys.
    Also expect a sh*t storm of spam in the not too distant future...

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    I'm already getting it.

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    Had a very similar thing from Marks and Spencer with reference to Epsilon. Dark times...

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    Yup had it from a few of those who used that firm and the spam has very much gone up in the last day or two

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