Last year many data breaches didn’t seem to be in the news.  If you shop online information like your ID, social security number, home address, passwords and credit card numbers could be stolen!

The worst part?  You may not even know about these data breaches!

Who was compromised & what information was stolen?

Marriott Hotels – including W and Aloft!  Over 500 million were involved in this breach that lasted from 2014 – 2018!  Stolen information here also included passport numbers!

Signet Jewelers – includes Jared Jewelry and Kay Jewelers!  This breach included addresses, email address and tracking numbers.

Adidas – data here was usernames and encrypted passwords

Hudson Bay Company – including Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue!  Over 5 million customers credit card information was stolen!

Panera Bread – This breach included millions of customer addresses, partial credit card numbers and birthdays!

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen – Two months worth of customers credit card numbers!

MyFitnessPal, this is Under Armour’s fitness app.  150 million users had their emails and user names leaked.

Protect yourself:

Change your passwords to complicated ones.

Use two factor authentications if possible.

Check your credit!

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