Saks Fifth Avenue exposes online customer data

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Saks Fifth Avenue, the luxury US department store that has recently made it’s way into Canada, has accidentally made public personal information of tens of thousands of online customers.

Customers email addresses, names, and some phone numbers, were discovered in plain text on the store’s website. The names shown are allegedly relating to customers who had signed up on waiting lists to buy products.

It’s unclear how long they were publicly accessible for, but the store’s owner – Canada-based Hudson’s Bay Company – apparently took them offline when contacted.

Read more at Info Security

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.