Monthly Archive

November 2015

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 27 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
1689

Fun Facebook Quiz or Invasion of Your Privacy?

Fun Facebook Quiz or Invasion of Your Privacy?  Do you know what Disney princess you are? What about which Game of Thrones character you are? Do you know how long you’d survive in the zombie apocalyp... read more..

1513

Threat of Amazon Password Exposure

Threat of Amazon Password Exposure It was only two years ago that shoppers during the Black Friday madness received an unwelcomed gift: their personal details and credit card information were stolen ... read more..

1764

Amazon Passwords

Amazon Passwords Amazon users are receiving phishing emails regarding their passwords. ... read more..

4663

Facebook Quiz

Facebook Quiz Facebook users are being targeted for their personal information via quizzes. ... read more..

1076

Another Hotel Chain Becomes the Victim of a Data Breach

Another Hotel Chain Becomes the Victim of a Data Breach Travelers, beware! At least that’s the sentiment of many people who’ve had their credit card and payment information stolen while traveling, sp... read more..

1462

Click4Support Computer Scam

Click4Support Computer Scam Computer owners are being targeted by scammers selling "IT help" to people who don't need it. ... read more..

1086

Congress Wants Answers on Medical Identity Theft

Congress Wants Answers on Medical Identity Theft There are a lot of different types of identity theft: financial, criminal, government, and child, just to name a few. But of all the various types of ... read more..

903

How to Talk to Your Parents about Online Safety

It’s sad but true: senior citizens are prime targets for hackers, scammers, and identity thieves. Why? Because criminals prey on people whom they suspect are naïve, especially when it comes to technol... read more..

447

I am so glad I found the ITRC website...

I just want to let you know that I recently became a victim of identity theft. I am so glad I found the ITRC website and placed a call.  Cody was great at listening to me and then providing me with pl... read more..

933

Lack of Leadership Can Hurt Data Breach Response

Lack of Leadership Can Hurt Data Breach Response “Poor communications, lack of leadership and lack of board oversight are barriers to effective incident response,” according to a new Ponemon Institut... read more..

726

Is Your TV Spying On You?

Is Your TV Spying On You? Your television could very well be watching you. It might seem like the stuff of the so-called “tinfoil hat” crowd, a throwback to the days when overly-worried doomsday beli... read more..

1287

Home Alarm Upgrade

Home Alarm Upgrade Homeowners are being scammed by home alarm "upgrades". ... read more..

1893

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment Seniors are being threatened by scammers claiming to turn off their medication benefits. ... read more..

1420

Free Phones for Veterans

Scammers are targeting members of the military with this scam offering free phones. ... read more..

1002

Destructive Malware Found in 20,000 Android Apps

If you’re one of the global majority who are Android smartphone or tablet users (essentially, anything that’s not an Apple iPhone or a Windows phone), software investigators have some startling bad ne... read more..

1045

How to Use Mozilla’s Latest Firefox Update to Protect Your Privacy

How to Use Mozilla’s Latest Firefox Update to Protect Your Privacy As web browsers go, Mozilla Firefox is considered one of the industry leaders. That’s why it has consistently been in the top three ... read more..

1302

Dow Corning Suspects Internal Data Breach

Two foreign nationals who worked for a third-party data company are suspected of stealing the personal information of as many as 4,000 Dow Corning employees. The two men, who worked for HCL America, a... read more..

757

How the Red Cup of Emotions May Just Spill Over.

Internet outrage is in full effect right now, and in this particular instance, the outrage is coming from both sides of the issue. What kind of incident could possibly have occurred that could cause s... read more..

1080

Cyber Monday - The New Black Friday

Cyber Monday - The New Black Friday More and more consumers are opting to skip the craziness of Black Friday and make their purchases from the comfort of their own homes. ... read more..

2254

5 Tips to an Identity-Safe Black Friday

5 Tips to an Identity-Safe Black Friday The holidays are a time for enjoyment with loved ones. It is also the time when we probably do more shopping than the rest of the year combined. As we prepare ... read more..

1121

Walgreens Rewards, Apple Pay and Safety

Walgreens Rewards, Apple Pay and Safety One of the more recent convenient uses for mobile devices is what’s known as a “mobile wallet,” or a stored payment method that lets you pay at a store registe... read more..

1742

Chip and PIN Switch Used as Scam Bait

Scammers are using the switch to chip and PIN cards as bait. ... read more..

2424

13 Tips to Prevent ID Theft During the Holidays

13 Tips to Prevent ID Theft During the Holidays Whether you are a consumer or a business, now is the time to review your ID-theft and cybersecurity risks because the criminals are gearing up to steal read more..

997

Late Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Nurse Had Used Stolen ID, Credentials

Late Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Nurse Had Used Stolen ID, Credentials In a case that is leaving concerned parties with more questions than answers, authorities have arrested a woman who was posing as a n... read more..

836

ITRC October Call Center Stats

ITRC October Call Center Stats The Identity Theft Resource Center has many jobs when it comes to identity theft and its related crimes. Besides working with policymakers and members of law enforcemen... read more..

940

Mobile Payment #IDTheftChat

Mobile Payment #IDTheftChat Each month, the Identity Theft Resource Center hosts an informative Twitter chat on some topic surrounding the issue of identity theft. In November, we will be hosting our... read more..

1043

Response, Recovery Key to Company Survival after Data Breach

CEOs and senior executives do not get fired when their companies get hacked or experience a data breach event. They get fired for failing to implement and test regularly a clearly defined, strategic m... read more..

Results 1 - 27 of 27

 

ITRC Sponsors and Supporters 

 

 

 

 

Go to top

 

The TMI Weekly

Breaches here, identity theft there and invasions of privacy everywhere... Should you be worried and, if so, how can you protect yourself? Sign up now to receive The TMI Weekly and get the latest hot topics in identity theft, data breaches and privacy and helpful information on how to protect your information.