When you look at the list of companies that have had breaches they are all large companies, mostly big box stores. You’d think these companies would have enough money to keep security tight, and many of them do, and make a good effort but they are also big targets. They have a lot of credit card information. The criminals know about them and want this information. Your information.
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Comparatively, small businesses have much less of your personal information. By law, a small business still has to take huge steps to safeguard your info but they are less likely to be targets for this kind of theft. Many people prefer to pay small businesses with cash because they know how expensive credit card processing can be for the little guy. That combined with the shear lack of volume of customers makes them an unattractive choice for a hacker.
Your own financial safety, another reason to feel good about shopping small.
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