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Facebook Updates Marketer’s Tools for Improved Ad Targeting

Facebook announced on Wednesday an expansion of the company’s “custom audiences tool,” which helps marketers better target ads to Facebook users, based on their purchasing habits. The update, as was first reported by Ad Age, will allow businesses to work with third-party marketing-data companies Datalogix, Epsilon, Acxiom and BlueKai.

Still Not Convinced the Cloud Is a Risky Place? Here Are Some Scary Numbers To Ponder.

The company that says cloud providers are in denial about risk has estimated the total costs from the recent Epsilon data breach. Here’s a hint: They’re big.

Congress Is Officially Paying Attention to the Epsilon Breach

Have no fear, you consumers worried about the Epsilon data breach. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota, and other members of Congress, are on the case.

Worries About Phishing Attacks Rise as Epsilon Data Breach Mess Goes On

More companies are drawn into the Epsilon data breach. But don’t worry. Its parent, Allied Data Systems, says it expects “minimal impact” on its operations. Meanwhile, worries about phishing attacks against consumers remain high.

The List of Companies Affected by the Epsilon Breach Grows and Grows and Grows

Best Buy. J.P. Morgan Chase. Citibank. Walgreens. Disney. Barclay’s Bank. U.S. Bancorp. Marriott. Ritz Carlton. L.L. Bean. Home Shopping Network. TiVo. If you’ve ever given your email address to any of them, watch your inbox for spearphishers.