Monday, April 4, 2011

Disney Destinations Hacked...

Were you involved in this hacking??  I got this email from Disney Destinations on Sunday night.  Today I got similar emails from Target and Walgreens.  I guess we all need to be careful when we open email from untrusted sources.  Sad.


Dear Guest,

We have been informed by one of our email service providers, Epsilonthat your email address was exposed by an unauthorized entry into that provider's computer system.  We use our email service providers to help us manage the large number of email communications with our guests.  Our email service providers send emails on our behalf to guests who have chosen to receive email communications from us.

We regret that this incident has occurred and any inconvenience this incident may cause you.  We take your privacy very seriously, and we will continue to work diligently to protect your personal information.

We want to assure you that your email address was the only personal information we have regarding you that was compromised in this incident.

As a result of this incident, it is possible that you may receive spam email messages, emails that contain links containing computer viruses or other types of computer malware, or emails that seek to deceive you into providing personal or credit card information.  As a result, you 
should be extremely cautious before opening links or attachments from unknown third parties or providing a credit card number or other sensitive information in response to any email.

If you have any questions regarding this incident, please contact us at (407) 560-2547 during the hours of 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday, and 9:00 am through 5:00 pm (Eastern Time) Saturday and Sunday.

Sincerely,

Disney Destinations

3 comments:

  1. I've gotten 5 emails from companies, including Disney, so far. I guess I will just have to be extra careful.

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  2. We have gotten several from all different companies too. There are some people out there with much too much time on their hands. Why don't they get out there and do something productive and use their "talents" to help people in need?

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  3. Yes me too. 4 emails so far including Disney Destinations. Bakes me scared to check my email now.

    I am now following you also. I am a big Disney Fan and have quite a few Disney related posts.

    Gilda
    http://evan-and-lauren-a.blogspot.com/

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