Zappos.com, best-known for selling shoes and clothing online and its top-notch customer service and corporate culture, appears to be the latest victim of a cyber attack resulting in a data breach.
In an internal email to Zappos employees on Sunday, CEO Tony Hsieh asked employees to set aside 20 minutes of their time to read about the breach and what communications would be sent to its over 24 million customers.
While Hsieh, who said the attack occured through one of the company’s servers in Kentucky, said that credit card data was not compromised, but did say that
one or more of the following pieces of personal information has been accessed by the attacker(s): customer names, email addresses, billing and shipping addresses, phone numbers, the last four digits of credit card numbers. User passwords were
“cryptographically scrambled, he said — via redwolf.newsvine.com