“If your Social Security number is compromised, these tips may help.”
Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies
Today, data breaches are more common than ever. In fact, according to the IBM Cost of a Data Breach Report 2022, “for 83% of companies, it’s not if a data breach will happen, but when.” Unfortunately, your personal information may be exposed when a data breach happens, like the December 2022 breach at PayPal.
Once your information is out in the open, you can take steps to minimize the damage. In this piece for cnet.com, author Nina Raemont provides some beneficial advice on what to do if your social security number is exposed as part of a data breach or even by accident.