Oversharing Can Compromise Your Data Online (Infographic)

Accidental sharing of GPS and device location, or other identifying information is the biggest threat to cyber security.

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Cyber attacks are remarkably common, and seem to target many high profile institutions. Many consumers distrust businesses that collect their data, and even consider the loss of their data inevitable. However, users are not blameless in the data security equation. An infographic from Digital Guardian details the mistakes users make that expose their data.

Data breaches have increased dramatically in recent years. Attacks increased by more than 70 percent from 2013 to 2014, more than 1 billion records were stolen last year, and 47 percent of all U.S.

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