Data Breach Resources

A data breach is when someone without authorization gains access to sensitive, private, or confidential information stored by a company. If your information is exposed, a breach can lead to identity theft. If you suspect your email has been hacked or breached, check if your email has been compromised with our free data breach checker. Or, learn what to do if you’re affected by a data breach below.

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What is a data breach and how do I help prevent one?
A data breach is an incident that exposes confidential or protected information. Learn how to help keep your info safe and read about recent data breaches here.
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7 Steps to Take Right After a Data Breach
Cybersecurity threats are seemingly becoming more routine. Learn the steps to take right after a data breach to help protect your personal information.
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A Brief History of Data Breaches
Data breaches now make regular news headlines but it wasn’t always so. See a brief history of data breaches from the LifeLock blog.
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How to Check If You're Affected by the Equifax Data Breach
It’s easy to find out if you were affected by the Equifax data breach by using a look-up tool. Find out how from LifeLock.
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What is a data breach and how do I help prevent one?
A data breach is an incident that exposes confidential or protected information. Learn how to help keep your info safe and read about recent data breaches here.
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Uber Data Breach Affects 57 Million Rider and Driver Accounts
Uber Technologies, Inc. disclosed that hackers stole the personal information of some 57 million customers and drivers. Learn more.
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Target Data Breach Victims Could Get Up to $10,000
Target's massive data breach hit during the 2013 holiday shopping season. The retailer is proposing to offer victims up to $10,000 each in damages.
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7 Steps to Take Right After a Data Breach
Cybersecurity threats are seemingly becoming more routine. Learn the steps to take right after a data breach to help protect your personal information.
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Microsoft accidentally exposed 250 million customer records — What you should know
A Microsoft security breach exposed 250 million customer records on a database without password protection. Learn more.
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How to Check If You're Affected by the Equifax Data Breach
It’s easy to find out if you were affected by the Equifax data breach by using a look-up tool. Find out how from LifeLock.
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A Brief History of Data Breaches
Data breaches now make regular news headlines but it wasn’t always so. See a brief history of data breaches from the LifeLock blog.
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Equifax Data Breach Affects Millions of Consumers. Here’s What to Do.
Learn details of the Equifax data breach and what you can do to help protect yourself if your personal data was compromised.
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Dropbox Not Hacked, But Your Account May Have Been Compromised
Dropbox said no breach had happened on its servers. “Your stuff is safe. The usernames and passwords…were stolen from unrelated services, not Dropbox.
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Data leak exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents
Data leak exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents. Here’s what you need to know.
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Yahoo Announces 500 Million Users Impacted by Data Breach
Yahoo confirmed that at least 500 million user accounts have been exposed in a date breach.
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Chipotle Data Breach: What You Need to Know
The cybersecurity attack that hit Chipotle restaurants recently is a reminder that you could be at risk anytime you pay with a credit or debit card.
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Beware of Equifax Breach Scams
If someone claiming to be with Equifax calls you wanting to verify your account information, the caller is likely a scammer. Learn what to do if this happens.
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If someone steals your identity, you could face costs and hassles. Find out what to do to help restore your personal and financial life, and your good name.
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Identity thieves can profit from your personal information by committing identity fraud in your name. Learn how to spot and help protect against identity theft.
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