Past customers of online retailer Bike Nashbar have been alerted via phone or first class mail throughout July that their name, address, credit card information, web account password and other data were stolen as early as December 2008. While some customers received calls in early July, others are only receiving notices via mail this week.

Nashbar Direct, Inc.  said, “the attack was confirmed on May 18, 2009″ but the information theft “began in December 2008.” The company suspected foul play, however, and moved to a different hosting environment with “additional security measures” on March 3, 2009. Thus any customer who purchased from Nashbar before March 3, 2009 may be affected.

If you are concerned about your data and would like to confirm if you are one of the affected, you may contact Bike Nashbar at 1-800-999-1224.

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