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Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital are among the medical facilities under parent company Community Health Systems (CHS) to have been impacted by a cyber attack that is said to have compromised the personal information of approximately 4.5 million medical patients across the nation.
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In the wake of the announcement that the parent company of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital was the victim of a massive data-breach, Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is urging consumers to take steps to safeguard their identities.
(BPT) - With the aftershocks of the massive Target data breach still being felt, consumers are now more vigilant than ever when it comes to perusing their card and bank statements on the watch for suspicious activity. But consumers don’t want to go it alone; a recent Infosys study found 82 percent of consumers want, and even expect, their banks to help detect inconsistencies or irregularities in their accounts that could be indicative of fraud.
Question: I know Windows XP is about to be retired, but is it safe enough for me to do my taxes or should I upgrade it first? — Ralph
AARP has launched a campaign to fight identity theft and fraud through its Fraud Watch Network.
(StatePoint) For small businesses, adapting to the changing times is crucial. Periodically, it’s important to review what’s working and where there’s room to transform.
In her State of the State address last Tuesday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer expressed her continued optimism about the direction of Arizona’s economy, and called for increased competition in the realms of job creation and education.
Stealing copper happens often, and catching the suspects is difficult for investigators in what continues to be a problem nationwide.
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Sometime in your life, "you are going to become a victim" of identity theft, according to a public affairs specialist for an identity protection company.
Letters to the editor published in the Octover 14, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
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As Oro Valley resident Joel Woppert worked in his garden one Saturday afternoon last April, a delivery truck pulled into his driveway and left a large package at his front door.
Photo illustration by Randy Metcalf, Online shopping sites are not always secure. Many people have had their personal financial information swiped from Web sites.
Photo illustration by Randy Metcalf, Mailboxes are a common target of thieves. Law enforcement officials say people should not leave outgoing mail in the box overnight where thieves can easily access personal information.
Letters to the editor published in the June 10, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
The phone calls can be incessant - a recorded message warning that your car's warranty might expire.
November 8, 2006 - Standing in a town hall elevator, Marana Town Prosecutor Jane Fairall looked down at a filing cabinet worth of files in a pull cart.
June 14, 2006 - It must be his lucky day. A man checks his inbox, and out of the blue, he's received an e-mail from no less than the finance minister of Nigeria.
Oct. 27, 2004 - The good Samaritan efforts of a 16-year-old Oro Valley boy led the police department to arrest a pair of suspected identity thieves.