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5 best practices to avoid a costly data breach

5 best practices to avoid a costly data breach | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Insurers’ rich policyholder data records, consisting of social security numbers, driving license numbers, employment records, health records and much more, are a hacker’s paradise.
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Visa Alert and Update on the Oracle Breach — Krebs on Security

Visa Alert and Update on the Oracle Breach — Krebs on Security | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
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Here's How Much $100 Is Worth In Each State

Here's How Much $100 Is Worth In Each State | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
You can stretch a buck a lot farther in Mississippi than in New York.
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Healthcare under attack! 89% of organizations experienced data breaches - Help Net Security

Healthcare under attack! 89% of organizations experienced data breaches - Help Net Security | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Healthcare organizations are under attack; patient data is under siege and hospitals are big targets for cyber attacks, according to the Ponemon Institute.
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Security breaches hit nearly three in four organizations - Help Net Security

Security breaches hit nearly three in four organizations - Help Net Security | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Security breaches hit 73 percent of organizations, with about 60 percent of breaches categorized as serious. Mobile-related incidents are on the rise.
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Benefit departments cautioned on hacking threat

Benefit departments cautioned on hacking threat | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Employee benefit departments are perceived by some as the soft underbelly in the world of corporate hacking targets, according to Adam Solander, a member of the Epstein Becker Green law firm.
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What's the First Thing an ID Theft Victim Should Do? The Answer Will Surprise You - TheStreet.com

What's the First Thing an ID Theft Victim Should Do? The Answer Will Surprise You - TheStreet.com | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
What's the difference between identity theft and credit card fraud? More importantly, how do you fix it?
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Protecting Your Deceased Loved Ones From Identity Theft

Even the deceased can be targets of identity theft. Here's how to protect yourself if your loved one's information is posthumously stolen.
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SAVE THIS FOR WHEN (unfortunately) NECESSARY

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The 100 Best Ways to Prevent Identity Theft - Elite Personal Finance

It's impossible to prevent identity theft, but you can avoid it. Read our list of the 100 best ways to lower your identity theft risk exposure today!
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Cyber liability insurance is becoming an increasing necessity

Cyber liability insurance is becoming an increasing necessity | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
According to Ken Westin, senior security analyst at Tripwire, cyber liability insurance is becoming an increasing necessity for businesses a...
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Are your fingerprints, email and image worth a cute fake passport? | Naked Security

Are your fingerprints, email and image worth a cute fake passport? | Naked Security | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
An art installation called Sensible Data adorably weasels your privacy out from under your nose.
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Mobile payments data breaches expected to grow

Mobile payments data breaches expected to grow | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
A survey of 900 cybersecurity experts shows an overwhelming majority (87%) expect an increase in mobile payment data breaches over the next ...
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Cyber risk still poorly communicated to C-suite executives

Cyber risk still poorly communicated to C-suite executives | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Cyber risk continues to be poorly communicated to C-suite executives, according to Auriga Consulting. The monopolisation of the risk managem...
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Ransomware hidden inside a Word document that’s hidden inside a PDF

Ransomware hidden inside a Word document that’s hidden inside a PDF | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Spam campaign delivers Locky ransomware that, like a Russian matryoshka doll, is nested inside not one but two layers
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Over 300 new cyber threats pop up on underground markets each week - Help Net Security

Over 300 new cyber threats pop up on underground markets each week - Help Net Security | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Approximately 305 new cyber threats are added each week on cybercrime markets and forums, mostly located on dark nets and the deep web.
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Scott Walker’s campaign is selling donors’ email addresses

Scott Walker’s campaign is selling donors’ email addresses | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
His US presidential bid went belly-up, and he's selling email addresses to pay it off.
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After ID Theft, Is Free Credit Monitoring Enough? (Opinion)

After ID Theft, Is Free Credit Monitoring Enough? (Opinion) | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
With the increase in identity theft, credit agencies are usually offering a year of free credit monitoring that will alert a user if there is suspicious activity -- but won't prevent it.
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Fraudsters steal tax data from ADP customer portal - Help Net Security

Fraudsters steal tax data from ADP customer portal - Help Net Security | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
ADP has confirmed identity thieves were successful, but says that the customers themselves are to blame for the data theft.
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Here's how much your stolen data is worth on the Dark Web

Here's how much your stolen data is worth on the Dark Web | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
While most people associate the "Dark Web" as a murky underworld where users can easily buy and sell anything from drugs, counterfeit passports, and even advanced weaponry, it's also proven to be a...
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The Invisible Victims of Identity Theft: Our Kids

The Invisible Victims of Identity Theft: Our Kids | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Why are children a target for identity thieves? It's called "runway." A child's Social Security number is pristine. There is no reason for a minor to use it in connection with any financial or credit-related transaction before reaching the age of 18. Consequently, there's been no need for them, or their parents, to check their credit.
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The Personal Travel Safety Manual Security for Business People Traveling Overseas

Donwload Here http://daily.boooks.xyz/?book=0974084026&Capozza=0dzo.html Personal safety has become a major concern for the traveling public, whether ...
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All It Takes To Buy A Stolen Password On The Internet Is 55 Cents

All It Takes To Buy A Stolen Password On The Internet Is 55 Cents | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
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US Consumers More Worried About Cyber Risks Than Their Physical Safety

US Consumers More Worried About Cyber Risks Than Their Physical Safety | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Cyberthreats among the biggest worries of consumers, new Travelers Consumer Risk Index shows.
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The Chinese Hacked Sony, OPM, and then my Vasectomy! — Homeland Security — Medium

The Chinese Hacked Sony, OPM, and then my Vasectomy! - Homeland Security - Medium
The Hacking of Implanted Medical Devices
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Healthcare industry sees 340% more security incidents than the average industry

Healthcare industry sees 340% more security incidents than the average industry | Identity Theft and Your Personal Safety | Scoop.it
Raytheon|Websense examined the current state of cyber threats and data-stealing attacks against an increasingly digital healthcare industry....
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