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With an Increased Reliance on Technology and Convenience, Consumers Pave Road for Hackers

WUSA 9, By Mola Lenghi

When more than 40 million customer credit cards are compromised, as in the recent situation retail giant Target finds itself in, people will take notice.

But security breaches by hackers happen much more than you probably hear about.

"I know this is getting a lot of attention because Target was such a large breach, but this kind of fraud, credit card theft happens a lot," said Tiffany Rad, a senior security analyst with Kaspersky Labs. 

The numbers are in the favor of the hackers.

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