Monthly Archive

January 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 19 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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ITRC 2017 Year-End Data Breach News Is a Grim Reminder

Year-End Data Breach News Is a Grim Reminder: There’s Work to Be Done Another year, another record-setting report… The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC) with sponsor CyberScout released the 2017... read more..

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Data Breaches Up Nearly 45 percent according to Annual Review by Identity Theft Resource Center® and CyberScout®

Data Breaches Up Nearly 45 percent according to Annual Review by Identity Theft Resource Center® and CyberScout® SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2018 – Today, the Identity Theft Resource Center®, a nationall... read more..

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500K Users Hit by Compromised Google Chrome Extensions

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 th... read more..

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Are You Sharing Your Security Answers on Social Media?

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 thef... read more..

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Synthetic ID Fraud: Piecing Together an Identity

Synthetic ID Fraud: Piecing Together an Identity Posted by Eva Velasquez, CEO, Identity Theft Resource Center It feels like criminals are one step ahead o... read more..

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“ID Theft Help” Mobile App Guides Users in Assessing Their Risk for Exposure

“ID Theft Help” Mobile App Guides Users in Assessing Their Risk for Exposure ITRC ID Theft Help mobile app offers new features to help consumers protect themselves against identity theft. SAN DIEG... read more..

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Is Your Business Vulnerable to a Cyberattack?

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 report... read more..

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Secret Shopper Scam There are a few ways that mystery shopping scams emerge, but this one is pretty crafty. Who Is It Targeting: Those looking for extra i... read more..

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Gift Card Resell Scams

Gift Card Resell Scams A perfectly legal, convenient service could be a scammer in disguise. Who Is It Targeting: Gift card holders What Is It: Scam th... read more..

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Local Phone Number Spoofed Call Scam

Local Phone Number Spoofed Call Scam Consumers may be tempted to ignore a call from an out-of-town or unknown number, so scammers have switched tactics. ... read more..

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You’re Calling Yourself? Scam

You’re Calling Yourself? Scam Like other spoofed number scams, this one is fake…but your number appears on the caller ID.  Who Is It Targeting: Phone us... read more..

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Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week 2018

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week 2018 Scammers and identity thieves have been gearing up for t... read more..

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

Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities: How To Protect Your Device and Personal Information Researchers have discovered two new flaws in the microchips tha... read more..

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Safeguard Against Bitcoin Fraud and Scam Attempts

Safeguard Against Bitcoin Fraud and Scam Attempts If you haven’t heard the term “Bitcoin” floating around the news, now is the right time to figure out wha... read more..

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Top Scams of 2017

Top Scams of 2017 Whenever the end of another year rolls around, it’s interesting to look back at the year behind and compile the “best of” or “worst of” l... read more..

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Safer Internet Day

Doing Your Part for a Safer Internet February 6th is Safer Internet Day, an international effort aimed at making our world wide web safer for every kind of... read more..

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How Cybersecurity Leaders Will Shape 2018

How Cybersecurity Leaders Will Shape 2018 The cybersecurity landscape changes on a daily basis, perhaps even hourly. New technologies are created, and inno... read more..

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