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9 Steps To Take If Your Credit Card Data Is Hacked

Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 10:24 AM
From CreditCards.com
What can you do if your credit card information is stolen because some third-party company got hacked?

It's an important question to ask, especially given how frequently credit card data breaches make headlines. The latest: In August, Citi and Bank of America reportedly closed some customers' credit and debit card accounts, respectively, because of data security failures involving retailers. This was just a few months after Citi announced that its database had been hacked, giving thieves access to thousands of Citi cardholder's records and leading to nearly $3 million in losses..

A June report issued by Javelin Strategy & Research scored 23 credit card issuers on their ability to protect customers from identity theft. The top five....

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