[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-78: The Children's Place, popular kid's clothing retailer, hit with database breach

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Mon Apr 25 09:23:00 EDT 2011


*Entry Title: *WHID 2011-78: The Children's Place, popular kid's clothing
retailer, hit with database breach
*WHID ID: *2011-78
*Date Occurred: *April 19, 2011
*Attack Method: *Unknown
*Application Weakness: *Unknown
*Outcome: *Phishing
*Attacked Entity Field: *Retail
*Attacked Entity Geography: *
*Incident Description: *The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. said Tuesday
that its customer email address database was recently accessed by an
unauthorized third party. The database is stored at an external email
service provider, according to company officials. The external service
provider confirmed that only email addresses were accessed and no other
personal information was obtained.
*Mass Attack: *No
*Reference: *
http://www.csoonline.com/article/679983/the-children-s-place-popular-kid-s-clothing-retailer-hit-with-database-breach
*Attack Source Geography:*
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