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‘Staggering’ data breach of 1.2B usernames and passwords could worsen: Expert

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

It seems like every day there are news stories unveiling data breaches. Cyber crime is on the rise and anyone using the internet is at risk. Conducting business and everyday tasks are made simpler by options such as buying, banking, and billing online but of course there is a risk. New recommendations are made continually to help protect consumers from personal information being compromised.
Check out this article: Staggering’ data breach of 1.2B usernames and passwords could worsen: Expert
Best advice from the article is to refresh your password often and don’t rely on the same password for multiple sites especially for bill paying sites such as bank or credit cards.