Hacker Violates Credit Card Data Security at Bibliofind.com

Share this article:
Bibliofind.com, an online book-selling marketplace owned by Amazon.com, said it discovered that a hacker had compromised the security of credit card data used on its site from October 2000 to February of this year.


Approximately 98,000 consumers were affected, according to reports. The site, which offers used, old and rare books, shut down Friday and removed consumer credit card data from its servers. Service was restored Monday.


The company said that it was in contact with federal law enforcement officials about the situation. It also said that it had alerted the necessary credit card companies to protect consumers who might be affected by the attack and contacted affected consumers about the security violation.


Share this article:
You must be a registered member of Direct Marketing News to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Digital Marketing

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

Featured Listings

More in Digital Marketing

IAB Tech Lab to Set Global Digital Marketing Standards

IAB Tech Lab to Set Global Digital Marketing ...

In looking to solve complex tech issues, the association opens up full membership to agencies and solutions providers.

Integration Meets Innovation in Planters' Digital Campaign

Integration Meets Innovation in Planters' Digital Campaign

The snacks brand found a healthy way to navigate today's world of digital marketing saturation.

USA Today Decides to Play Games for Real

USA Today Decides to Play Games for Real

It partners with game-maker Arkadium to add 60 new digital games to its site, offering advertisers more segmented breakdowns of players.