"Like a lot of you, this week I received several messages telling me my e-mail address had been stolen from a company called Epsilon that provides mass e-mail services to many giant corporations. At the end of this post you'll find what I believe is the latest list of companies affected."
Epsilon is a company that manages the e-mail marketing campaigns of a number of large companies. They were hacked, and now a great deal of OUR personal information is out in the wild. We are each now more vulnerable to phishing attacks.
Read Bob's article to see why you should be concerned about this, and what you need to be alert for to avoid being scammed.
(Full disclosure - Bob is a friend, and I've enjoyed his writing and TV shows for almost two decades now.)