Amazon unintentionally set up email addresses and customer names on its website. This is confirmed by the online div. The reason for this was a technical breakdown.
Thanks to the technical malfunction, they advised the names and email addresses of several Amazon online retail giant retailers according to his information on the company's website. On the scale of the damage, Amazone spokesman on Wednesday, at the request of the AFP agency, did not comment. "We've solved the problem and alerting users who might be affected," he said.
Amazon: No hacker attack
According to Amazon, neither company systems nor websites were hacked. The passwords were also secure. Customers in the US and Europe reported news from Amazons, according to the TechCrunch technology website.
Amazon went with the information just before "Black Friday", the so-called "black Friday". Black Friday for the public. It will be on Monday "Cyber Monday", which will continue to hunt for special offers on the Internet. Thanksgiving weekend is a sign for a lavish Christmas business in the United States. In social networks, he greeted customers' criticism of the little information Amazon has made in glitch.
#AmazonDataBreach #AmazonEmail @Amazon @AmazonHelp @AmazonUK It is not very encouraging and it would be interesting to see the extent of the offense and how it relates to the GDPR. Do you think clients need explanation and if their financial details are compromised - you have the duty of concern pic.twitter.com/fk5kSs458D
- Katya from King Goltz (@KatyavdGK) November 21, 2018
Amazon is the undisputed number one in the US electronic commerce market with a market share of 48 percent. This should correspond to analysts of the market research firm eMarketer this year $ 252 billion (221 billion euros). Industrial experts expect all online stores in the US to grow by 16.6 percent compared to the previous year in this year's Christmas season.