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

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Online retailer Egghead.com undefined 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

(AMZN)

was up 5.4% and

Barnes & Noble.com

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was up 20%.

Bluefly

(BFLY)

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