February 22, 2001
Columbia House breach exposes customer info
Author: JT Smith
The wired world had its best chance to take a peek at your music listening habits last week. Columbia House discovered a security breach on its Web site that displayed customer information from names and addresses up to "portions" of credit card numbers. Company officials confirmed the breach, calling it a temporary situation that arose out of routine development work on its Web sites. CNET News.com reports.