Are Consumers Going Above and Beyond to Protect Their Personal Information?

Identity Theft Resource Center’s thoughts going into National Consumer Protection Week.

Hacking the Olympics

The Winter Olympics in South Korea are already underway, and as usual, people around the world will watch their favorite athletes and cheer on their countrymates. Unfortunately, patriotic fans aren’t the only ones keeping an eye on the Games, as hackers have already targeted the event.

Can Your Employees Spot a Phishing Scam? 

This Research Says NO.

500K Users Hit by Compromised Google Chrome Extensions

If you own a smartphone or tablet, you’ve probably downloaded a few apps over the years. The apps that power our devices make them unique to our needs, meaning it’s possible that no two mobile devices are actually the same.

Are You Sharing Your Security Answers on Social Media?

Social media can be a lot of fun, but if you’re not careful, it can be an easy road to identity theft, account takeover, and more. The three texts mentioned above are from actual poststhat have come across sites like Facebook, inviting others to share their answers…but why?

Is Your Business Vulnerable to a Cyberattack?

Data breaches like the ones that hit Target, V-Tech, the US Office of Personnel Management, and credit reporting agency Equifax have made headlines for the past few years. Each one saw millions of consumers’ personal identifiable information compromised, and the door to identity theft potentially left wide open.

Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities: How To Protect Your Device and Personal Information

Researchers have discovered two new flaws in the microchips that run most computers, laptops, and smartphones, and it could have implications for hundreds of millions of tech users. The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, as they’ve been dubbed, were first believed to only impact Intel chips, but the number of affected chips by several different manufacturers has grown significantly.


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