Privacy fears prompt CVS to turn off online service

Tuesday, 28 June 2005, 3:27 AM EST

Drugstore chain CVS Corp. has temporarily disabled a feature on its Web site after concerns were raised that unauthorized persons could improperly obtain customer-purchase records via e-mail.

In a statement CVS acknowledged that it has turned off the feature that let registered users of its CVS ExtraCare loyalty cards request copies of their purchase data via e-mail and track purchases made under flexible spending accounts set up through their employers.

By Todd R. Weiss at Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities increase 100%

Posted on 23 July 2014.  |  Bromium Labs research determined that Internet Explorer vulnerabilities have increased more than 100 percent since 2013, surpassing Java and Flash vulnerabilities.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Wed, Jul 23rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //