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An exterior view of an Anthem Health Insurance facility on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. About 80 million company records were accessed in what may be among the largest healthcare data breaches to date. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Connecticut AG Urges Anthem Data Breach Victims To Sign Up For Free Credit Monitoring

The Anthem data breach last February has customers concerned their stolen info may be used, or may have been used, to file fraudulent tax returns.

04/17/2015

FILE - A checkout keypad is seen at a Sears store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Schneiderman Proposes Tougher Data Security Law

New York’s data security law is weak and should be overhauled to require businesses to protect the personal information of consumers and employees, the state’s top law enforcement official said Thursday.

01/15/2015

EMV chip technology is considered a useful defense against the threat of credit card fraud. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Major Retailers Behind On Fraud-Deterring Chip Technology

Many say a chip that makes counterfeiting nearly impossible is one of the best defenses against credit card fraud, but retail stores are not ready to implement the technology.

11/12/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot: 53 Million E-Mail Addresses Also Stolen In Data Breach This Year

Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers’ card data, Home Depot said Thursday.

11/06/2014

A sign hangs outside a Staples store. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

10/21/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama signs the new BuySecure Initiative that direct the government to lead by example in securing transactions and sensitive data on October 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Credit Card Declined At New York Restaurant

The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?

10/17/2014

Shoppers wait for a Kmart to open on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kmart Announces Major Data Breach Affecting Credit Card Information

Kmart on Friday became the latest retailer to announce a data breach in its payment systems.

10/10/2014

Dairy Queen store in Kentucky (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dairy Queen Says Data Breach Affected 395 Stores This Past Summer

Dairy Queen announced Thursday that a security breach struck hundreds of its stores around the country this past summer – including some in the Tri-State Area.

10/09/2014

JPMorgan Chase  (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

JPMorgan Chase Breach Heightens Data Security Doubts

The New York-based bank disclosed Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/03/2014

A man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

76 Million Households Affected By JPMorgan Chase Data Breach

JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Thursday that a data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/02/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot: Data Breach Affected 56 Million Credit, Debit Cards

A total of 56 million credit and debit cards are believed to have been affected by a data breach this year at Home Depot.

09/18/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Major Data Breach, Offers Identity Protection

Home Depot announced Monday that it has confirmed a major security breach that could affect customers using credit and debit cards around the U.S. and Canada.

09/08/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Investigates Huge Potential Security Breach

Home improvement giant Home Depot on Tuesday was investigating a potential credit card breach that some cyber security experts said could be massive.

09/02/2014

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DHS: More Than 1,000 U.S. Retailers Could Be Vulnerable To Data Hackers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday was warning shoppers that hackers could be eyeing their money.

08/22/2014

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Data Breach Strikes 51 UPS Stores Around U.S.

UPS Stores across the country have been hit with a data breach may have been going on since January.

08/20/2014

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