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Federal Employees May Be At Risk For Identity Theft

The Social Security numbers of every current, former and retired federal employee was allegedly hacked,…

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Cyber Risks a Growing Concern for Businesses

Hacking, human error and system glitches were among the top concerns

Businesses are most concerned with malicious or criminal attacks on their websites and data, but…

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Consumer Tip: Protect Your Financial Information

Guard your personal information

In light of the record number of data breaches last year, you might feel a…

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Cyber Crimes Top Consumers’ List of Fears

Many are spooked by potential identity theft

A Gallup study finds consumers fear getting their identity hacked more than any other crime…

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Consumer Alert: Malware Threat at Hotel Business Centers

Business travelers must be on guard

Houstonian Hotel suffered data breach that lasted six months between Dec. 28, 2013, and June…

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credit abuse

Sam’s Club Offers New EMV Card

Retailer offers increased security for its members

Sam’s Club recently announced that it will issue cash-back credit cards with an EMV chip.…

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Target Switches to Chip-and-PIN Cards after Data Breach

Target has announced that it will start to issue chip-and-PIN cards early next year. The…

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Verizon Report Shows How Criminals Breach Your Data

Web app attacks, the most common breach, were to blame for 35% of data breaches last year

The report found that about two-thirds of data breaches involved stolen passwords

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2.6 Million Cards Affected in Data Breach at Michaels Stores

Michaels Stores announced that approximately 2.6 million cards may have been affected in a security…

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Proposed Bill Could Make Retailers Liable for Data Breach

The impact of the recent Target data breach continues to be felt, as state lawmakers…

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Personal Finance Word of the Day: Data Breach

Your daily money bite

A data breach does not have to be digital

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identity theft

More Customers Affected By Target Data Breach

Retailer revises numbers to show a lot more customers were affected than originally thought

Make sure you check—and then double-check–your account statements

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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