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Costco, Sam's Club, Rite Aid shut down photo sites amid hacking fears

Costco, Sam's Club, Rite Aid shut down photo sites amid hacking fears
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Last week, I told you about a data breach at PNI Digital Media that exposed customer credit card information. Haven't heard of PNI Digital Media? It's the company that handles online photo processing for CVS, Wal-Mart Canada, Costco and other major retailers.

At the time, only CVS and Wal-Mart Canada had taken their online photo services, CVSphotos.com and walmartphotocentre.ca respectively, offline. Other companies were waiting or hadn't made a statement yet.

Now, PNI clients Costco, Sam's Club and Rite Aid have suspended their online photo service as well. Some say PNI informed them of the breach and others took the sites down just as a precaution.

Costco Canada and Rite Aid were quick to point out that PNI doesn't handle credit card transactions for them, so their customers aren't in much danger. However, CVS and Wal-Mart Canada are urging customers to keep an eye on their bank statements.

There's no word from Sam's Club either way, but if you've used Sam's Club's online photo service in the past, keep an eye on your bank statements until more information comes through.

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Source: Reuters
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