ID Theft Roundup

Here are four stories of identity theft from around the web that may not have made your radar.

CEO Fraud, and How It Is Making Cyber Thieves Millions

Through what is being called an email "cyberheist," Ubiquiti's finance department fell for hackers impersonating an employee, who most likely requested a transfer to an outside...

After the Year of the Mega-Breach, Two New Trends in Information Security

With a 27 percent increase in data breaches from 2013 to 2014, it's clear that what the security industry has been doing isn't working.

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.

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.

Breached Companies Improve Security Measures to Protect Consumers

What companies that have experienced data breaches are doing to ensure it does not happen again.

Verizon Data Breach Report Shows Hackers Are Up to Old Tricks

According to a report on a major Verizon data breach, hackers are still using the same old tactics to steal financial information.

What You Need to Know About Ransomware

Beware of hackers trying to seize control over your computer and selling you access to your own files! Here is how you can protect yourself from this type of ID theft.

Scammers Phishing for Information After Anthem Breach

Many cybercriminals are taking advantage of the recent security breach at Anthem, Inc. to phish out new vicitms. Here is what you need to know to keep yourself safe.

How Secure Are Mobile Deposits?

More consumers are banking from their smartphones, but how secure are these transactions?
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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.

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.

"I definitely feel like someone stole something from me...I felt very much violated."

Catalog and 1-800 orders quickly pile up when Pat's identity is stolen.

Common Questions

What is identity theft? How do criminals use your personal information against you? Find out here.