Honda Hack Exposes Personal Information
DATA LOSS—U.S.January 3, 2011
American Honda has alerted millions of customers that their personal information was hacked. The information includes names, e-mail addresses and Vehicle Identification Numbers of 2.2 million U.S. customers, ZDNet reports. The data was reportedly hacked from a third-party company after it e-mailed customers who'd created accounts with the firm, the report states. The e-mail addresses of an additional 2.7 million Honda customers' were exposed in a separate breach.