Imagine that a company has produced a brand-new food. It’s all the rage, and everyone’s talking about it. Commercials for it are everywhere, and your kids come home from school talking about how all of their friends are eating it at lunch.
Technology to fight identity theft is growing more and more sophisticated, a critical advancement as hackers continue to find new ways to steal data, identities, and funds from their victims. But a new study just might give cyber security tech experts another tool to fight back against this crime: self-incrimination.
Hackers have a few different goals when it comes to using stolen data.
There’s an entire industry surrounding the protection of your RFID cards, but some industry experts are already speaking out against the newfangled gadgets.
These days, exercising a little restraint—or at least questioning why the information is needed and how it will be stored safely—is a good idea.
Only a few years ago, the entire world was shocked by a major retail data breach that stole tens of millions of consumers’ credit card information during Black Friday shopping. It was the talk of news channels everywhere, and at the time it highlighted just how capable cyber criminals really were.
The more things change, the more they stay the same…at least it can feel that way, especially where identity theft is concerned.