2014

October 29, 2014
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With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, consumers will be hitting stores and online retailers to get a head start on buying gifts. During Black Friday, shoppers are naturally on the hunt for deals. However, it's also a great time for scammers and cybercriminals. Last year during Black Friday weekend, Target had a breach...

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October 23, 2014
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One year after a breach at one of the nation's major federal agencies, it seems that cybercriminals may still be able to access sensitive information, according to Health IT Security. The U.S. Food and...

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October 20, 2014
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President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order aimed at improving security for consumer information, The Washington Post reported. This move signals...

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October 16, 2014
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With the holiday season fast approaching, the Grinch might not be the only one trying to steal Christmas. The surge in cyberattacks could bring down the typical optimism exhibited by retailers during this time of year, especially as companies hard hit by past data breaches try to cope with security concerns. ...

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October 14, 2014
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When a company confirms a data breach, this security event can cause ripples in the economy. Not only do the companies that experience the breach have to content with its financial impact, but the payment industry tied to these firms is also particularly hit hard. Facing huge monetary losses from cyberattacks that...

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October 9, 2014
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Major tech companies selling software to educational institutions have recently voiced support for stronger student data privacy by signing a pledge, The New York Times reported...

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October 8, 2014
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ITRC Trick or Treat

October is a really fun month. The weather is turning, fall is in the air, and of course, there’s Halloween! But how can consumers make sure that October is full of treats, while not falling for any scammers’ tricks? By arming...

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October 7, 2014
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survey

The Identity Theft Resource Center wants to hear from you!

Are you concerned about the recent spate of financial and retail data breaches at...

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October 7, 2014
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With the retail and financial services sectors hit hard by recent reports of massive data breaches, companies not only fear the damage to their reputation, but they also fear the financial impact of these cyberintrusions. As more firms face the possibility of cyberattacks and insider threats, they are increasingly ...

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October 6, 2014
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JPMorgan

The massive cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase Bank will impact more than 83 million households and businesses—and hold wide-reaching implications for your individual and commercial customers.

The attack,...

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