Monthly Archive

December 2015

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 8 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

5 Million Accounts Compromised in VTech Data Breach

One of the world's most popular children's electronic gadget companies announced this week that it has been the victim of a data breach that affected more than five million user accounts. Informati... read more..


Immigration Lottery

Immigration Lottery People interested in immigrating to the United States are being scammed by offerings of a visa. Scam: Immigration Lottery Who It Targets: People seeking legal visas to live, w... read more..


How Privacy Moves to Keep Up with the Internet of Things

How Privacy Moves to Keep Up with the Internet of Things There’s little doubt that the insulin pump is one of the most life-changing inventions in recent medical innovation. A thin, permanent devi... read more..


Protecting Your Identity on Twitter

Protecting Your Identity on Twitter There's a lot of information about keeping yourself and your kids safe online, specifically on social media. But too often, when users think of social media, they'... read more..


Envelope Stuffing Job

Envelope Stuffing Job Employment seekers are being scammed with offers of employment stuffing envelopes from home. Scam: Envelope Stuffing Job Who It Targets: Individuals looking for employment f... read more..


ITRC Monthly Twitter Chat: Staying Safe while Shopping Online

ITRC Monthly Twitter Chat: Staying Safe while Shopping Online Throughout the year, the Identity Theft Resource Center hosts informative Twitter chats on ways the public can protect itself from fraud ... read more..


Cyberthreat Predictions for 2016: Wearables, Automobiles, 4 Others

Consumers, business benefit from huge growth in tech and apps – so do ID-theft criminals. The “Internet of things” adds tremendous benefits through devices and apps, but these “things” also creat read more..


Give Back this #GivingTuesday

Give Back this #GivingTuesday With the Thanksgiving holiday behind us and the packages from Black Friday and Cyber Monday safely tucked far away from recipients’ prying eyes, there’s one more holid read more..

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