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How Secure is Your Email?
If an outsider were to gain access to your email account, he or she could use the information stored within it to abuse your identity.
Three Scenarios Where You Should Ask How Your Personal Information Is Protected
The personal information you provide to healthcare providers, insurance companies, car dealerships, and small businesses can leave you vulnerable to identity theft.
Educational Apps May Put Student Information at Risk
Students' privacy may be at risk from educational apps and programs that collect their data, as both could be vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Protect Your Device: Apps that Can Help Your Android Mobile and Tablet Security
As more of our daily activities — banking, email, password storage, and more – are conducted on smartphones, it is crucial to diligently protect against any attacks on those devices.
Tax Coalition Works to Halt Surge in Tax-Based Identity Theft
A standing alliance comprised of the IRS, state tax administrators, and private firms announced recently that sweeping reforms will be implemented industry-wide to help protect taxpayers against...
ATMs Still a Huge Target for Fraudsters
For the millions of consumers who use ATMs to make cash withdrawals, swiping their debit cards might also mean having their account numbers swiped by criminals preying on card data.
FTC Launches New Website for Victims of Identity Theft and Data Breaches
It's hard to believe that shopping for toilet paper and a pair of earrings or grabbing an iced coffee on your way into the office can result in your identity being stolen. Unfortunately,...
Javelin Report Finds Significant Differences in Identity Fraud Cases
Although the number of identity fraud victims fell by 3 percent in 2014, consumers still face significant risk, according to a new report from Javelin Strategy & Research.
When Identity Theft Ruins Your Vacation
Traveling—for business or pleasure, at home or abroad—can put you at risk for identity theft.
Four Steps to Handle Debt Collectors When the Debt Is Not Yours
Debt collectors may call to collect debt that may not actually be yours. Here are ways to handle yourself in these situations when you have been a victim of identity theft.
Medical Identity Theft
Protect yourself from medical identity theft. Learn how to detect and prevent your personal identity from being used for unauthorized medical services.
Was the "Starbucks Hack" Really a Hack?
Coffee devotees lining up in their neighborhood Starbucks in the spring got an added shot to their morning venti nonfat chai lattes: Their bank accounts were hacked.
"How can I Prevent Identity Theft?"
Hear From Experts: Learn what you can do today to help protect your identity
What is identity theft? How do criminals use your personal information against you? Find out here.
4 Warning Signs of Identity Theft
Detect identity fraud and help protect yourself from identity theft by learning four easy identity theft warning signs. Stay alert and monitor your credit report for potential identity theft signals.
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