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Home Depot’s Free Identity Protection Offer May Be a Little Too Low-Key

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) announced last Friday that the recently discovered data breach at its stores affected 56 million customers. The company said it had eliminated the malware responsible ...
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More Trouble for the Cloud as Kim Kardashian Nude Photos Released

For some reason, celebrities insist on storing their nude images online. Few have seemed to grasp the fact that putting photos and data on cloud-based services can lead to hacks. ...
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Microsoft Shares Up 43%: Can They Move Higher?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares have risen 43% in the past year, compared to 21% for the Nasdaq. Will the market buy into its new CEO's vision enough to keep ...
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Home Depot Breach Largest Ever in Retail Sector

There have been a total of 546 data breaches recorded so far in 2014 by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Nearly 19 million records have been exposed -- and ...
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Home Depot Breach Hits 56 Million Credit Cards

The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) hack was huge -- 56 million cards to be exact. The company disclosed: Criminals used unique, custom-built malware to evade detection. The malware had ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

September 17, 2014: Markets opened slightly mixed on Wednesday and traded in a narrow range around the break-even line until the FOMC meeting announcement in mid-afternoon. The word that interest ...
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Home Depot Data Breach May Have Hit 60 Million Customers

A data breach recently disclosed by Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) may have been one of the largest of all time. In total, the number of customers affected reached 60 ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

September 9, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday and only the Nasdaq peeked about the break-even line about the time that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced its new products today. ...
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Home Depot Confirms Data Breach: What You Need to Know

The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) has confirmed what the news reports were indicating -- its payment data systems have been breached! The retail giant said the breach could potentially ...
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The 10 Biggest Data Hacks of All Time

The potential data breach announced earlier this week by Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) once again focuses attention on online security. While the company is not believed to have been ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

September 5, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday following a disappointing report on employment that investors later took as a signal that the Fed might extend its easy money policy. ...
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Research Defends Home Depot After Hack Attack Reports

Despite the recently reported breach in online security and the hit that its share price took, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) is likely not as bad off as many investors might ...
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Market Verdict: Home Depot Hack Not as Bad as Target Hack (So Far)

Reports that Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) was investigating “unusual activity” for what many people believe to be a massive credit card hack took a toll on the nation's largest ...
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The 4 Stocks That Steered the Market

September 3, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday following a report -- later said to be inaccurate -- of a cease-fire in Ukraine. Equities have drifted lower all day. The ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dragged Down the Dow

September 2, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Tuesday with the blue chips spending most of the day in the red. The energy and basic materials sectors took a beating today ...
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