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Security concerns at Saks Fifth Avenue

21 March 2017, 09:33 | Jan Cross

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The article is not clear on whether that issue has been addressed by Saks or HBC.

"We take this matter seriously", said a spokesman for Hudson's Bay. The company has exposed thousands of private customer emails, phone numbers and IP addresses - along with identification codes for products the customers expressed interest in buying - on unencrypted, plain text web pages that were accessible to anyone with a web browser. The exposed data were vis-ible only via a specific link on the Saks site, one where customers went to join a wait-list for select products. In a statement to CBC News, HBC stressed that no credit, payment or password information was ever publicly available.

The Canadian company also emphasised that it does have "teams dedicated to the security of our customers' data and follow industry best practices for information security".

Tim Erlin, a vice-president at cybersecurity firm Tripwire, says it's too early to say how severe the "disclosure of sensitive information" at Saks will turn out to be. It suggests that online shops are still making basic security mistakes, and don't always realize that even limited data exposure can be very unsafe.

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"The cardinal rule", Erlin says, "is after an initial report of a breach of some kind, you will always learn more later".

Sak's online shopping site is maintained by the digital division of its owner, Hudson's Bay Company, based in Canada.

Hudson's Bay has recently been in takeover talks with Neiman Marcus and Macy's.



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