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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

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Kmart Becomes Latest Retailer Hit By Data Theft

Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month may have compromised some customers’ credit and debit cards.

10/10/2014

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76M Households Hit By JPMorgan 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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Possible ACME Data Breach In Tri-State Area

The breach could affect Albertsons stores in California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming; Acme Markets stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa; and Shaw’s and Star Markets stores in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The Boise, Idaho-based company has a total of 1,081 stores.

09/29/2014

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Jimmy John’s Says Customers’ Card Data Stolen

Jimmy John’s sandwich chain said Wednesday that it believes customers’ credit card data was stolen from 216 of its shops between June and September.

09/25/2014

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After Celebrity Hacking Scandal, Philadelphia Professor Offers Advice On Protecting Your Info

Chris Stigall spoke with La Salle University Professor Dean Henry on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about internet security in the wake of the celebrity hacking scandal that revealed intimate photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and other actresses.

09/08/2014

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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

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Signs Point To Home Depot Credit Card Breach Affecting Delaware Valley

KYW Newsradio has learned of increasing signs of a massive hack — with possible victims in our area.

09/04/2014

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Local Cyber Security Expert Offers Tips For Consumers

Many Philadelphia shoppers are going back to payment basics to protect themselves.

09/03/2014

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Hackers Leak Hundreds Of Nude Celebrity Photos Online, Causing Many To Worry About Privacy

Dan Ackerman, Senior Editor of C-NET, says people should never treat their pictures and online activity as 100% private.

09/01/2014

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FBI Reportedly Investigating Hacking Attack On JPMorgan

In a statement, JPMorgan spokeswoman Trish Wexler said companies “of our size unfortunately experience cyber attacks nearly every day. We have multiple, layers of defense to counteract any threats and constantly monitor fraud levels.”

08/28/2014

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

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

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