Data Breaches

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A data breach is when someone without authorization gains access to sensitive, private, or confidential information stored by a company. If your information is exposed, a breach can lead to identity theft. Learn what to do if you’re affected by a data breach.

Uber Data Breach Affects 57 Million Rider and Driver Accounts
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Target Data Breach Victims Could Get Up to $10,000
Target's massive data breach hit during the 2013 holiday shopping season. The retailer is proposing to offer victims up to $10,000 each in damages.
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7 Steps to Take Right After a Data Breach
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Microsoft accidentally exposed 250 million customer records — What you should know
A Microsoft security breach exposed 250 million customer records on a database without password protection. Learn more.
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How to Check If You're Affected by the Equifax Data Breach
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A Brief History of Data Breaches
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Equifax Data Breach Affects Millions of Consumers. Here’s What to Do.
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Dropbox Not Hacked, But Your Account May Have Been Compromised
Dropbox said no breach had happened on its servers. “Your stuff is safe. The usernames and passwords…were stolen from unrelated services, not Dropbox.
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Data leak exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents
Data leak exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents. Here’s what you need to know.
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What Is a Data Breach and How Do I Handle One?
Learn about how data breaches happen and what you can do to help keep your info safe.
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Yahoo Announces 500 Million Users Impacted by Data Breach
Yahoo confirmed that at least 500 million user accounts have been exposed in a date breach.
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Chipotle Data Breach: What You Need to Know
The cybersecurity attack that hit Chipotle restaurants recently is a reminder that you could be at risk anytime you pay with a credit or debit card.
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Beware of Equifax Breach Scams
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