Saks Fifth Avenue Makes Some Shoppers E-mail Addresses And Phone Numbers Visible On Website

This could be unfortunate for Saks Fifth Avenue if the data is found to be used for malicious purposes. In this case, even though it’s just a phone number and email address, this is prime info to perform a very targeted phishing attack with an SMS or voice followup, on some potentially elite (a.k.a. not broke) clientele.

Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in InfoSec

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