there are a couple of things that you can do in order to stay secure. Things get a bit harder though, if big companies start to leak your information, which is exactly what happened with Amazon today.
If you are an Amazon customer you might have gotten a mail today, detailing that the e-commerce giant exposed some of their customers email addresses. The mail blames it on an internal technical error, without giving out any further detail. According to Amazon the issue is fixed already. That’s it.
⚡️ “Amazon Data Breach”https://t.co/KiSNcvkLp2
— EXO_박찬열 (@Ree_) 21. November 2018
Apparently everyone affected has been contacted and there is no need to change your password. Due to the lack of further information some users are less than content though, which is completely understandable.
These are just a couple of questions that should get answered.
Technical issues that result in leaks like the one above are of course what Cybercriminals prey on. They have your email address, they know where you use it, and it’s almost Black Friday – it can barely get any easier for them.
The following steps can help to stay safe though, so be sure to follow them: