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•  The Associated Press reports that "Kroger Co. says personal data, including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers, may have been stolen in the hack of a third-party vendor’s file-transfer service."

According to the story, Kroger "believes less than 1% of its customers were affected - specifically some using its Health and Money Services - as well as some current and former employees because a number of personnel records were apparently viewed.  It says it is notifying those potentially impacted, offering free credit-monitoring.

"Kroger said the breach did not affect Kroger stores’ IT systems or grocery store systems or data and there has so far been no indication of fraud involving accessed personal data."