"Egghead.com has discovered that a hacker has accessed our computer
systems, potentially including our customer databases. As a precautionary
measure, we have taken immediate steps to protect our customers by contacting
the credit card companies we work with. They are in the process of alerting
card issuers and banks so that they can take the necessary steps to ensure the
security of cardholders who may be affected." Press release at prnewswire.com.
December 22, 2000