U.S. consumers are vulnerable

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Americans readily release personal data over the phone and web, making them vulnerable to identity theft, a survey by EDS and the International Association of Privacy Professionals revealed. The survey of nearly 2,000 consumers found that over 70 percent will share data in response to unsolicited calls and emails.

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