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First, the good news: the Zappos server that holds its customers sensitive financial information (such as credit card numbers) was not hacked this weekend. The bad news, however, is that hackers made off with just about every other type of customer information they could want, including names; email, billing, and shipping addresses; phone numbers; the last four digits of customers’ social security numbers; and their cryptographically scrambled passwords. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Credit: worldofusability In an email sent to its customers this weekend and subsequently posted on its blog, online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos revealed the cyber attack, the extend of its damage and scope,... Read more...