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Tips for travelers after another Trump Hotels breach

Jay MacDonald

Have you been feeling a bit left out of all the hacking intrigue surrounding President Trump? Count your blessings; guests to the 14 high-class lodgings owned by the Hotelier in Chief’s company have been targeted by a far more pedestrian…
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To prevent ID theft, wipe your old smartphone

Sienna Kossman

Samsung will release a new smartphone model this fall and rumors of new Apple products have surfaced, so you may be anxious to soon ditch your “outdated” phone for the latest and greatest device. But not so fast. Before you…
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Card hacking tops list of crime concerns

Sienna Kossman

The majority of consumers are more afraid of falling victim to a retail data breach than getting burglarized, mugged or even murdered, according to a new Gallup survey.
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Consumers want national data breach notification policies

Sienna Kossman

In the case of a data breach, what consumers don’t know can hurt them.A study conducted by the National Consumer League and Javelin Strategy and Research revealed that many victims of fraud don’t know how their information was compromised. As a result, they want more protection as they fear the unknown.
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Credit card fraud hits home – my home

Fred Williams

Suddenly hacking wasn’t an amorphous, computerized problem that affects other people. Someone out there had gone after me, personally, giving me a first-hand lesson in credit card fraud.
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