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Company Apologizes for Glitch that Exposed Customers' Credit Cards Online


April 28, 2010

Social networking site Blippy has apologized for its recent privacy glitch that accidentally exposed members' credit card information and is promising to hire a chief security officer and invest in more security, PC Magazine reports. The company will also have regular third-party audits, invest in its systems to filter out sensitive information, control caching of information in search engines and create a security and privacy center that includes information about how Blippy is protecting its customers, the report states. Blippy has reached out to eight customers whose information might have been compromised, the report states, and will assist in resolving any issues prompted by the data breach.
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