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McDonalds, Walgreens Notifying Customers of Data Theft

DATA LOSS

December 13, 2010

McDonald's is notifying customers that certain personal details have been exposed by thieves who broke into a database, WalletPop reports. The breach involves information customers offered when signing up for promotions including ages, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and physical addresses, the report states. According to the company, "Law enforcement officials have been notified and are investigating this incident." McDonald's is warning customers not to respond to requests for financial information. Walgreens is sending similar notifications to its customers.
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