Did 'Spam Factory' steal data?

Monday, 15 August 2005, 1:18 PM EST

On the hunt for a hacker two years ago, security officials at data-management company Acxiom discovered that an internet address at one of its clients' contractors was taking far more data than it should have.

Snipermail.com gathered contact information and sent bulk-e-mail advertisements and sweepstakes offers on behalf of advertisers. But downloading 1.6 billion customer records wasn't part of the job.

At Wired.

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