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Saks Fifth Avenue Leaves Personal Information of Thousands of Customers Exposed Online

Luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue reportedly left the personal information of tens of thousands of its customers exposed in plain text on its online shopping site. BuzzFeed News reports that customers’ e-mail addresses and phone numbers were, up until recently, visible on Saks’ retail website “in plain text online”.

The Saks website is maintained by the digital division of Hudson’s Bay Company, its parent company and owner of multiple department store chains such as Lord & Taylor and Gilt.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes

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