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HAB911

(9,126 posts)
Sun May 12, 2024, 07:37 AM May 12

Perfect, just perfect

Hello,
Dell Technologies takes the privacy and confidentiality of your information seriously. We are currently investigating an incident involving a Dell portal, which contains a database with limited types of customer information related to purchases from Dell. We believe there is not a significant risk to our customers given the type of information involved.
What data was accessed?
At this time, our investigation indicates limited types of customer information was accessed, including:
• Name
• Physical address
• Dell hardware and order information, including service tag, item description, date of order and related warranty information
The information involved does not include financial or payment information, email address, telephone number or any highly sensitive customer information.
What is Dell doing?
Upon identifying the incident, we promptly implemented our incident response procedures, began investigating, took steps to contain the incident and notified law enforcement. We have also engaged a third-party forensics firm to investigate this incident. We will continue to monitor the situation.
What can I do?
Our investigation indicates your information was accessed during this incident, but we do not believe there is significant risk given the limited information impacted. However, you should always keep in mind these tips to help avoid tech support phone scams. If you notice any suspicious activity related to your Dell accounts or purchases, please immediately report concerns to security@dell.com.

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marble falls

(59,594 posts)
2. Fortunately, Michael Dell is not well loved around here, in spite of his and his wife's generous philanthropy ...
Sun May 12, 2024, 08:18 AM
May 12

... because of his big fish, little pond situation - he strong-armed the local governments to make so many variances and road changes that the joke was Pfluegerville and Round Rock area was going to be renamed Michael Dellphia.

HAB911

(9,126 posts)
3. The usual story
Sun May 12, 2024, 08:34 AM
May 12

where the business thumps it's chest about how great they are for making their own way, while depending on us to build roads and give tax breaks for them. Musk is probably the worst, but they all do it.

marble falls

(59,594 posts)
4. So are you telling me how naive I am or it's OK, they all do it? ...
Sun May 12, 2024, 08:48 AM
May 12

... Jerry Jones and his NFL pals do it all the time, Tesla is headquartered here in Austin, and his Space Center is in south Texas. Amazon has a huge taxpayer subsidized presence here. I know all about the oligarchs ripping us off here in Texas. Won't even mention the oil industry here. Oops, I mentioned it.

What's your hint, I take down my post?

HAB911

(9,126 posts)
5. JFC, CHILL OUT
Sun May 12, 2024, 08:53 AM
May 12

I'm agreeing with you. I made the statement about how they act with no hint that I condone it, in fact was condemning it.

marble falls

(59,594 posts)
6. Don't yell. That is not the way your answer comes off. I'm sorry I misunderstood your intent ...
Sun May 12, 2024, 08:58 AM
May 12

... I was commenting specifically on Dell in response to commentary on Dell. I hope you can see why I might wonder what the intent of your comment was.

Once I again, I am sorry I misunderstood your intent. Please forgive.

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