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Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.
Online security breaches are becoming increasingly common. But there are ways you can protect yourself.
Hacking, malware, and physical attacks such as ATM and gas pump skimming are the most popular methods for stealing data, report says.
For one thing, you shouldn't enroll your child for credit monitoring, ID fraud experts say.
The ID Theft Resource Center reports 516 large security breaches, exceeding the total for 2007, partly due to an increase in companies' disclosures.
Debix aims to stop fraud the moment someone attempts to open a new account in your name. The advantage? Debix can help out when the case is still hot, says CEO.
Verizon Business releases a four-year study on the causes of corporate breaches, while the Identity Theft Resource Center releases its annual look at human victims of identity fraud.