Identity Theft

Scammers Steal Deceased Man’s Identity via Mail

Losing a close loved one can be a nightmare of grief and sorrow, but the daily reality of that loss can be even worse.

Is Identity Theft Scarier than Terrorism?

If you took an informal poll among your friends or co-workers, it wouldn’t take long to find out what they fear. There are common “general” fears, like snakes, spiders, and even clowns, but there are also specific fears like being struck by lightning or attacked by a shark at the beach.

Linking Your Phone Number to Your Account Carries Security Concerns

Cell phone numbers are becoming increasingly common for providing additional security.

Wells Fargo Data Breach - Not Your Typical Breach

When there’s news of a data breach, the public tends to have some urgent questions. Was my account information stolen? Have my funds been stolen? Is a criminal opening a new account or buying a car in my name right this very second?

Safeguarding Your PII

There’s so much talk about Personal Identifying Information (PII) and how to protect it, but there’s also a lot of confusion about which information you should protect.

How Quick Are You to Turn Over Your SSN?

It's worth giving a second thought when handing over this kind of information... 

Red, White, & Bluetooth: Where’s Your Location Data Ending Up?

The Fourth of July festivities are almost here, and since it falls during the workweek this year, many people might be looking to maximize their fun without a lot of hassle.

 

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