Update: Companies Impacted by Epsilon

Major Banks, Merchants Added to Growing Roster Affected by Breach

By Information Security Media Group, April 18, 2011.
Update: Companies Impacted by Epsilon

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psilon, an online marketing unit of Alliance Data Systems Corp., announced on April 1 that an outside intrusion had hacked into some of its customer files. Epsilon sends e-mail campaigns and offers to consumers who register for a company's website or who give their e-mail addresses while shopping. Epsilon sends more than 40 billion e-mails annually and also runs loyalty programs for Citi and Chase credit card users. The list of companies and brands affected by the Epsilon e-mail breach continues to grow. [7 Tips to Avoid e-Mail Compromise]

As of April 18, 112 companies and brands have reportedly been hit. The most recent additions include:

  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
  • Woman Within
  • Stage
  • Trek
  • Sportsman's Guide
  • Shell
  • Reeds Jewelers
  • Radio Shack
  • QualityHealth
  • Quality Food Centers
  • PotterBarnKids
  • PacSun
  • Palais Royal
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • MyPoints Reward Visa
  • KingSize Direct
  • Justice
  • J.Jill
  • Gander Mountain
  • Giant Eagle Fuelperks
  • Domestications
  • David's Bridal
  • Crate & Barrel
  • AshleyStewart
  • Abercrombie & Fitch

On April 4, Epsilon posted an update on its website, stating approximately 2 percent of its client base had been affected by the breach. Since then, the list has continued to grow.

Here is a list of the companies known to have been affected by the breach, according to information collected from various sources. The Secret Service is investigating the breach.

As additional companies acknowledge the impact of the breach, their names will be added to this list.

Affected Companies

  • Kroger
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Capital One
  • Citi
  • New York & Company
  • US Bank
  • Barclays Bank of Delaware
  • Barclay's L.L. Bean Visa card
  • Brookstone
  • McKinsey Quarterly
  • TiVo
  • Walgreens
  • Ameriprise
  • Marriott Rewards
  • Ritz-Carlton Rewards
  • Disney Destinations (The Walt Disney Travel Company)
  • Benefit Cosmetics
  • Home Shoppers Network (HSN)
  • AbeBook
  • Best Buy
  • Best Buy Canada Reward Zone
  • Borders
  • City Market
  • Dillons
  • Food 4 Less
  • Fred Meyer
  • Fry's
  • Hilton Honors
  • Jay C
  • King Soopers
  • QFC
  • Ralphs
  • Verizon
  • Visa
  • AIR MILES Reward Program (Canada)
  • Beachbody
  • bebe
  • College Board
  • Eileen Fisher
  • Ethan Allen
  • Lacoste
  • Red Roof Inn
  • Target
  • 1-800-FLOWERS
  • Ann Taylor
  • Viking River Cruises
  • BJ's Visa
  • World Financial Network National Bank
  • Victoria's Secret card
  • Express card
  • Catherine's card
  • TripAdvisor.com
  • TIAA-CREF
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Smith Brands
  • Scottrade
  • Robert Half International
  • MoneyGram
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Eurosport Soccer
  • Eddie Bauer Friends
  • Dell Australia
  • Charter Communications
  • ExxonMobil card
  • Home Depot card
  • NTB card
  • The Place
  • Crucial
  • Stonebridge Life Insurance
  • Tastefully Simple
  • Chadwick's
  • Dressbarn
  • Fashion Bug
  • Giant Eagle
  • J.Crew
  • Lane Bryant
  • Maurice's
  • PotteryBarn
  • RadioShack
  • Sears
  • Smile Generation Financial
  • The Limited
  • United Retail Group
  • Avenue
  • Jessica London
  • OneStopPlus
  • Value City Furniture
  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
  • Woman Within
  • Stage
  • Trek
  • Sportsman's Guide
  • Shell
  • Reeds Jewelers
  • Radio Shack
  • QualityHealth
  • Quality Food Centers
  • PotterBarnKids
  • PacSun
  • Palais Royal
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • MyPoints Reward Visa
  • KingSize Direct
  • Justice
  • J.Jill
  • Gander Mountain
  • Giant Eagle Fuelperks
  • Domestications
  • David's Bridal
  • Crate & Barrel
  • AshleyStewart
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
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