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Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo’s email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday.

01/31/2014

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Target: As Many As 70M Impacted By Data Breach

Target says that personal information — including phone numbers and email and mailing addresses — was stolen from as many as 70 million customers in its pre-Christmas data breach. That was substantially more customers than Target had previously said were affected.

01/10/2014

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Safety Tips For Holiday Shopping Season

The District Attorney’s Office and Philadelphia Police Department want to remind shoppers and employees to be safe during the holiday shopping season.

11/22/2012

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3 On Your Side: Protect Your Identity While Moving

While packing up personal belongings is at the top of many to-do lists, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that you need to also have a plan for your personal information too when moving.

07/30/2012

Coming Changes to Google’s Privacy Policy Raises Hackles of Watchdogs

Beginning in March, Google says it will do more with the information it collects about your web habits.

01/25/2012

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Officials: Laptops Stolen From Albright College Contained Personal Information

Officials at an eastern Pennsylvania college say two computers recently stolen from the financial aid office contained personal information on 10,000 current, former and prospective students.

04/14/2011

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Medicaid Records Mislaid In Pennsylvania

Officials of Keystone Mercy Health Plan and Ameri-Health Mercy Health Plan are acknowledging that a portable computer hard drive containing personal information of some 280,000 Medicaid clients in this region has been lost.

10/20/2010