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Many current and former federal employees who signed up for identity protection services after the cyber theft of their personal information soon will have to re-enroll to keep that coverage, administration officials said Monday. A contract for those services expiring Dec. 1 will be replaced immediately by another but with a different company, Office of Personnel Management officials […]

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In addition to government assistance, ID theft victims frequently seek financial support from friends, family, and faith-based organizations, according to a study by the Identity Theft Resource Center. Some 30% of people who have reported criminal identity theft needed government assistance to get back on their feet, according to a new report from the Identity […]

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Attacks that compromise online shops to skim payment card details are increasing and growing in sophistication. The latest technique involves hiding malicious code and stolen data inside legitimate files. A Dutch researcher reported last week that almost 6,000 online shops, most of them built with the Magento content management system, have malicious code that intercepts […]

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The Travelers Risk Index, an annual survey from The Travelers Companies, provides insight into the most pressing concerns of American consumers and business leaders. While fewer respondents believe that the world is becoming riskier, there are shared concerns about cyber threats, the demands of a changing workforce and severe weather.

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