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9 Ways to Secure Your Financial Accounts From Cyber Thievery

Cyber security experts offer tips for more secure log-ins, app usage, and ongoing account monitoring.

After a raft of well-publicized data breaches at Target, Home Depot, Sony Pictures, Chick-fil-A, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan Chase, cyber security probably registers high on your financial anxiety meter.

If your key financial and personal information is stolen, it can be vexing to fix things--as I've twice discovered as a victim of identity theft. You'll spend a lot of time canceling credit cards and denying charges.