What to Do if Your Credit Card Has Been Hacked

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  • Target's Security Breach Has Americas Worried About Being Hacked
  • Check Your Statement
  • Call Your Bank or Credit Card Provider
  • Replace Your Card
  • Change Your PIN
  • Sign Up for Fraud Monitoring Service

Check Your Statement

If you think your credit card has been compromised the first thing you should do is check your statement. Look out for large or abnormal charges, such as several charges for small amounts. Hackers are smart and will shop in stores that you frequent, in order to stay off your radar.

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