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The Capital One Data Breach

Steps to protect your cards and keep “what’s in your wallet” to yourself

It seems that credit card fraud and major retailer breaches are just a part of our everyday life now.

Just recently, for example, the Capital One data breach put about 100 million customers in the U.S. and another 6 million customers in Canada at risk.

As these attacks continue and hit more often, the best thing you can do is to be informed on how to prevent and minimize the damage.

Did you know that 43% of companies had a data breach last year? Or that almost 50% of Americans have been victim to credit card fraud in the past 5 years? Or that almost 670 million card records were stolen in the past 10 years? For every American, that is 2.1 stolen credit cards.

Protect Your Cards

Take these steps to protect your cards: