DEI notifies clients after third party web host notifies them of two breaches

Dennis East International (DEI) reports that its website, which is hosted by Omeganet of Georgia (a/k/a/ CAMEO EZ) experienced two recent security breaches.

The first incident affects some customers (who are all retailers) who placed orders on DEI’s website between June 1 and June 13 of this year. Omeganet informed DEI that some customers may have received phishing emails requesting credit card information.

In the second incident, Omeganet, reported that their system was hacked, affecting customers who placed orders on the DEI site between May 28 and June 13 of this year. Omeganet informed DEI that the hacker obtained customers’ userIDs, credit card name, credit card number and expiration date, customer name, customer email, billing, and shipping addresses, and telephone numbers.

Those notified were advised to contact their credit card companies and to remain vigilant. They were not offered any credit monitoring services.

A copy of the notification to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office and those affected is available here (pdf).


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