Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Data Breach Hits Macys.com Customers

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Data Breach Hits Macys.com Customers

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Online customers of Macy's and Bloomingdale's are being warned about a security breach earlier this year that exposed their account information to hackers.

Starting around April 26 through June 12, the attacker used passwords to log into some online profiles containing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, date of birth and account numbers for Macy's credit cards, the Cincinnati-based retailer said in a letter sent to some state attorneys general.

The company said it believed the log-in credentials were stolen from another company because there was no evidence of a compromise of Macy's systems.

In an email Thursday, the department store operator said the incident involved "a small number" of customers, who have been notified. …

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