SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Walgreen Co., McDonald's and Twitter are
reporting unrelated security breaches.
Walgreen says hackers who gained access to a list of customer
e-mail addresses may have sent spam directing customers to enter
personal data into outside websites.
McDonald's says private information that customers supplied when
signing up for online promotions or subscriptions was exposed when
a subcontractor improperly handled the data.
And Twitter says hackers broke into an unspecified number of its
users' accounts and sent spam promoting berry drinks.
Twitter says the hackers used passwords harvested in an earlier
breach at Gawker Media, which runs Gawker, Gizmodo and other
technology and media sites. Gawker is urging subscribers to change
their passwords. Twitter reset passwords it suspects were
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