[Owasp-singapore] Fwd: Important information from McKinsey Quarterly

Wong Onn Chee ocwong at usa.net
Sun Apr 3 04:08:10 EDT 2011


If you or your friends are on McKinsey Quarterly.

I bet McKinsey did not do pentesting for their email marketing vendor.

Please inform all your marketing folks about the risks, if you have not.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Important information from McKinsey Quarterly
Date: 	Sat, 02 Apr 2011 11:21:11 EDT
From: 	McKinsey Quarterly <editorial at e.mckinseyquarterly.com>
To: 	ocwong at usa.net


We have been informed by our e-mail service provider, Epsilon,
that your e-mail address was exposed by unauthorized entry into
their system. Epsilon sends e-mails on our behalf to McKinsey
Quarterly users who have opted to receive e-mail communications
from us.

We have been assured by Epsilon that the only information that
was obtained was your first name, last name and e-mail address and
that the files that were accessed did not include any other
information. We are actively working to confirm this.  We do not
store any credit card numbers, social security numbers, or other
personally identifiable information of our users, so we can
assure you that no such information was accessed.

Please note, it is possible you may receive spam e-mail messages
as a result.  We want to urge you to be cautious when opening
links or attachments from unknown third parties. Also know that
McKinsey Quarterly will not send you e-mails asking for your
credit card number, social security number or other personally
identifiable information. So if you are ever asked for this
information, you can be confident it is not from McKinsey.

We regret this has taken place and apologize for any
inconvenience this may have caused you. We take your privacy very
seriously, and we will continue to work diligently to protect
your personal information.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact McKinsey Quarterly
at info at mckinseyquarterly.com. For any media inquiries, please contact
Humphrey Rolleston at +1-212-415-5321.


Rik Kirkland
Senior Managing Editor
McKinsey & Company


McKinsey Quarterly, 21 South Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60603

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