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Disney Destinations reports mailing list breach

Sunday April 3, 2011- Disney Destinations has notified subcribers to its mailing list that the third party company handling its outbound mailing suffered a recent security breach. As a result of this, Disney Destinations email subcribers may be targeted by spam email containing virus infected attachments or links in emails that may direct clients to infected websites. If you are a Disney Destinations email subscriber please exercise caution if you receive Disney related emails over the next few weeks. Here is an excerpt from the Disney Destinations communication that went out to customers this weekend -

"We regret that this incident has occurred and any inconvenience this incident may cause you. We take your privacy very seriously, and we will continue to work diligently to protect your personal information.

We want to assure you that your email address was the only personal information we have regarding you that was compromised in this incident.

As a result of this incident, it is possible that you may receive spam email messages, emails that contain links containing computer viruses or other types of computer malware, or emails that seek to deceive you into providing personal or credit card information. As a result, you should be extremely cautious before opening links or attachments from unknown third parties or providing a credit card number or other sensitive information in response to any email."

MUN Students, faculty or staff having any questions or concerns about this notification are encouraged to contact the C&C Service Desk at 864-4595 or help@mun.ca for assistance.

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