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Black Friday Security? Don't Panic

The bottom line is that risk is present and always has been in retail. In the pre-digital processing age, carbon receipts were a risk that could have enabled fraud. Even just ordering a pizza on the phone and giving your credit card number could be a path to fraud.

Vigilance has always been key to consumer safety with credit cards, and vigilance remains the watchword for Black Friday 2014 as well.

Simply stated: Don't panic.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Don't Panic Over Black Friday Security Despite Rash of Retail Breaches

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.