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Home Depot Confirms Data Leak after Canadian Shoppers Receive Random Order Confirmation Emails

October 30, 2020

Inboxes of Canadian Home Depot customers were flooded with hundreds of order confirmation emails revealing the personal information of random shoppers earlier this week.

According to social media reports, the emails contained names, home addresses, emails, and even partial credit-card information that could be viewed by unauthorized recipients.

The incident caused a stir, as worried customers flocked to the Home Depot Twitter page expressing their concerns:

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