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Payment Records Exposed in Home Depot Breach Outnumber Target's Attack

Home Depot announced its data breach may have impacted 56 million payment records, according to a statement by the home improvement retailer.

New York Bank Tellers Steal Customer Information, Commit Identity Theft

Five people, including three bank tellers, in New York and Florida were charged for stealing financial information and obtaining more than $850,000 fraudulently, The New York Times reported.

Breach Affecting Goodwill Went Undetected Since February 2013

The data breach that affected hundreds of Goodwill stores recently may have gone undetected for more than 18 months, KrebsOnSecurity reported.

Financial, Health Care Sectors See Greater Number of Phishing Emails

IT security researchers have noticed an uptick in phishing campaigns against workers in the financial services and health care sectors, SC Magazine reported.

Tampa General Hospital Insider Breach Affects 675 Patients

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) announced it had experienced a data breach of patient information that may have affected 675 patients, Tampa Bay Times reported.

Smartphone Manufacturers Ramp Up Mobile Security After Thefts

With thefts of mobile devices on the rise, tech manufacturers are looking into ramping up security for smartphones, Forbes reported.

Consumers Change Security, Online Behavior After iCloud Breach

After a hacking incident affecting some of Hollywood's most popular celebrities, 35 percent of consumers said they have changed their behavior to increase their data protection, according to a survey conducted by research firm YouGov.

Health Care Data Breaches Caused by Theft, Cyberattack

Two health care organizations revealed separate data breaches with one caused by theft of an unencrypted device and the other by a cyberattack.

5 Million Gmail Credentials Exposed in Previous Data Breaches

Hackers exposed information connected to 5 million Gmail accounts on a Russian site, CNNMoney reported.

New Identity Theft Bill Aims to Curb Tax Return Fraud

The House of Representatives passed a law to prevent identity theft and tax return fraud - two crimes that are rapidly rising across the nation, according to a statement by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.
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