Egghead.com Down 20% After Hacker Breaches Its Computer System

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Online retailer Egghead.com (EGGS) was down 20% in early afternoon trading after it said a hacker had breached its computer systems and possibly its customer database. The company, which sells software, said it hired a computer security firm to help investigate and is taking steps to protect customers' credit. Several other Internet retailers were higher as the holiday season wound down.

Amazon.com

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was up 5.4% and

Barnes & Noble.com

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was up 20%.

Bluefly

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, which soared on a positive forecast Thursday, was up another 39.1%, reaching $1 for the first time in seven sessions.