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We Know What You Ate Last Summer: Ralphs Database Hacked

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Ralphs parent company Kroger released a statement that someone outside of the organization gained "unauthorized access" to a list of shopper names and email addresses on Friday, reports KTLA. Authorities have been alerted, and according to the Ralphs website, no personal data or financial information was revealed.

The company asserts it has, "taken steps to minimize this type of exposure in the future," and asks shoppers to be cautious of fraudulent emails as a result of this incident. "Kroger would never ask you to email personal information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. If you receive such a request, it did not come from Kroger and should be deleted," notes the Email Database Breech FAQs.