If you are Barnes & Noble regular, you need to know this.
It reported that on the 10th of October Barnes & Noble was subjected to a cyber attack. In the address to their customers, B&N reassures that customer’s payment, card information, and financial data were not compromised. But the systems that were impacted during the cyber attack held email addresses, billing, and shipping, telephones number if they were provided.
This a huge blow to the bookselling chain as they are relying heavily on online book sales in the wake of COVID-19, quarantines, and global lockdowns.
They haven’t received word if this information has been leaked or gotten out in any way but it is, unfortunately, a possibility. We will be following the situation for any updates, but keep yourselves well informed and be extra wary of strange emails just in case. Stay safe!