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Risk News

1/30/2012
Are You at Risk? What Cybercriminals Do With Your Personal Data

"When hackers attack a company's systems and steal your personal data, what risk does that pose to you and other victims?"

Annie's take:

A sobering look at how much your personal data is worth on the open market. At least one study shows that 40% of those who receive pfishing emails will click through on a link and compromise their own data.