Biggest customer information theft ever
45 Million Card Numbers Stolen From Retailer
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Nothing that hasn't happened before, but the scale of this is enormous - theoretically this could affect 1 in every 8 people in the United States. How can we protect ourselves from this type of breach? Should we rely on businesses and/or the government, or do we have to do it ourselves?