Data Breach Alert: Up to 500 Million People Affected by Marriott Breach
Marriott has announced that up to 500 million customers were affected by a recent data breach. This includes customer data such as name, phone number, email address, mailing address, date of birth, gender, and passport number.
What This Means
When a site is breached, your personal information can be accessed by hackers and can be made publicly available on the internet. Any information of a person has a chance to be exposed, no matter how secure the site can be.
What You Should do
Change all your passwords periodically, check your credit card and bank statements consistently, and use a credit monitoring service. To keep yourself safe use these precautionary steps and follow us on social media for future data breach alerts.
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