Pharma Security Woes: GlaxoSmithKline Customer Medical Info Exposed in Epsilon Breach


This article in the Wall Street Journal confirms that the Epsilon data breach goes far beyond simply exposing customer names and emails. Indeed, pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline has alerted customers via email that their email addresses and names have been compromised, and that the stolen information may have identified the product website on which they registered their medical conditions.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.

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  1. May 2, 2011

    […] know that it’s far worse than “only” names and email addresses that were accessed — Big Pharma has admitted your private medical information and prescription habits could have also been […]

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