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Kmart suffers privacy breach

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    Retailer, Kmart Australia has asked the Australian Federal Police to investigate a security breach of its customer online product order system on Tuesday.

    Customers took to Facebook to express their displeasure over the breach, where hackers gained access to customers’ names, emails, delivery and billing addresses, telephone numbers and product purchase details.

    The retail group was adamant that no credit card or other payment details had been compromised or accessed.

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    “Yesterday, an email was sent directly to those customers whose details were accessed to inform them of this situation and Kmart Australia has posted details of the breach on its social media pages,” the retailer said on its website.

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