Protect your finances from cyber hackers

Peter Dazeley Getty ImagesIt seems that every few days we hear about another cyber-hacking case. Last week, reports of a Russian cybercrime group amassing 1.2 billion usernames and passwords ran above the fold in The New York Times. The news was pretty unnerving but it has since lost considerable steam as other news outlets noted that many of these credentials were actually counted in other big security breaches. Also, the fact that the source of the information, a company named Hold Security, was charging $120 a pop to tell companies whether their information was breached made the whole thing suspect.

So does that mean you have little to worry about? Not exactly.

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