Data Breach

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76M Households Hit By JPMorgan Chase Data Breach

JPMorgan Chase said that names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were stolen from the company’s servers, but only customers who use the websites Chase.com and JPMorganOnline and the apps ChaseMobile and JPMorgan Mobile were affected.

10/02/2014

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State Officials Warn About Risk Of Identity Theft From Buying Fake IDs

As consumers scramble to protect their credit and debit card information in the wake of a stream of data breaches at major retailers, one group is voluntarily giving out their personal information.

10/01/2014

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Expert Says To Remain Vigilant In Light Of Data Breaches

It feels like déjà vu as word of another major retailer hacked, this time Jewel Osco. You might want to roll your eyes and throw your hands up in frustration, but CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why that’s the last thing you should do.

09/30/2014

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Jewel-Osco Parent Company Announces New Data Breach

The operating company for Jewel-Osco supermarkets announced Monday that it has been notified of an attempt to steal customers’ data from the stores.

09/29/2014

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Data Breaches Prompting Changes For Credit Cards, Consumers

Security breaches at Target, Home Depot, and Jimmy John’s could finally bring some changes to the credit card industry, according to one fraud expert.

09/25/2014

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Possible Data Breach Reported At Jimmy John’s Restaurants

The restaurant chain Jimmy John’s may be the latest victim of security breach of customer data, the chain announced Wednesday in a press release.

09/24/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

A Home Depot store is seen in Silver Spring, Maryland, on March 28. 2013. The US economy grew more strongly than initially thought in the fourth quarter last year but was still moving at a sluggish 0.4 percent annual pace, the Department of Commerce said on March 28. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Home Depot Investigating Possible Data Breach

It appears that consumer data from Home Depot stores has been hacked from abroad and could lead to millions of identities being stolen.

09/02/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

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The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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Jewel-Osco Warns Customers Of Data Breach

Customers who used a credit or debit card at Jewel-Osco between June 22 and July 17 may have their data compromised.

08/15/2014

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Madigan Says Federal Government Should Investigate Data Breaches

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday called for the formation of a new federal agency to investigate data breaches in much the same way the National Transportation Safety Board investigates plane and train crashes.

07/16/2014

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Target: Up To 110M Customers Affected By Data Breach

Congressman Luis Gutierrez said Friday’s revelation that nearly 70 million American shoppers were the victims of a data breach at Target stores serves as proof more vigilance is needed all around to protect our private information.

01/10/2014

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Target: 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards Affected By Data Breach

Target has warned customers as many as 40 million credit and debit card accounts might have been exposed to identity theft, due to a data breach that began at the start of the Black Friday shopping weekend.

12/19/2013