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Articles About identity theft
October 24, 2015
6 Situations That Could Wipe Out Your Student Loan Debt
If your student loans are weighing you down, there are some instances where you might be able to get a lifeline.
September 21, 2015
How to Dispute Errors on Your Credit Report
Here's how to clean up your credit report.
September 13, 2015
3 Credit Reporting Errors You Need to Watch Out For
Keep your credit in tip-top shape by keeping an eye out for these mistakes.
August 24, 2015
Reduce Your Chance of Back-to-School ID Theft
Keep an eye on your child's personal information.
August 11, 2015
Managing the Emotional Toll of Identity Theft
You can overcome the emotional trauma of identity theft.
May 26, 2015
Identity Theft: 4 Ways the FTC Can Help
Identity theft was the Federal Trade Commission's top complaint category for 2014, but it has numerous resources for consumers to use in the case of that event.
May 22, 2015
Why You Should Check Your Child’s Credit
Have you checked your child's credit lately? It's more important than you might think.
April 04, 2015
4 Things You Must Know Before You Get a New Social Security Card
If you've been thinking about changing your Social Security number, know that it’s not a simple process.
March 29, 2015
Why Thieves Want to Steal Your Medical Records
Health data is a tempting target for thieves for a number of reasons. For one, it’s actually more valuable than financial information.
March 07, 2015
Why Your Credit Report Is More Important Than You Think
Despite headlines filled with data breaches and identity theft incidents, Americans still underestimate the importance of their credit reports.
March 03, 2015
How Identity Thieves Are Exploiting a Weak Link in Apple Pay
Identity thieves have found a way into Apple Pay thanks to the verification policies of card issuers and banks.
March 03, 2015
What You Should Do if Your Identity Is Stolen
If you become a victim of identity theft, you aren’t completely helpless and there are still things you can do to fight back.
February 22, 2015
How to Protect Your Identity This Tax Season
The number of people filing their taxes online continues to grow, but increased online hackers require online tax filers to take precautions.
February 04, 2015
5 Things That Can Stop You From Getting a Tax Refund
Although most taxpayers receive a tax refund, there are some things that can stand in the way.
December 17, 2014
What Everyone Needs to Know About Credit Card Data Theft
Around 41 percent of Americans have experienced credit card fraud. More than likely, you or someone you know has personal experience with such fraud.
December 14, 2014
5 Ways to Protect Your Money Online
Identity theft has been the Federal Trade Commission's top complaint for 13 consecutive years.
November 28, 2014
10 Dangerous Ways Hackers Can Infiltrate Your Car
Mojo Motors listed ways connected cars can become dangerous in the hands of hackers. Here are 10 examples of car technology going wrong.
July 11, 2014
The Positives and Negatives of Online Banking
Considering an online bank account? Here are the positives and negatives you should consider.
May 12, 2014
Just How Big of a Problem Is Identity Theft?
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, with 9.9 million incidents per year.
April 26, 2014
Child Identity Theft: It’s Real and It’s Scary
Many children are now becoming targets of identity theft.
April 26, 2014
5 Top Plans to Ensure You’re Safe From Identity Theft
Here are 5 companies you can trust to protect your private information.
April 25, 2014
Does Big Data Need a Public Marketplace?
Maus Strategic Consulting has proposed bringing the selling, exchanging, and collection of Big Data out into the open.
April 15, 2014
6 Security Tips for the Heartbleed Bug and Beyond
With the Heartbleed bug endangering everyone's information, here are six things you can do to protect yourself.
March 08, 2014
Identity Theft: 5 Urgent Steps to Take If You’re a Victim
Identity theft has become a huge problem recently with credit card data theft alone increasing 50 percent from 2005 to 2010. Of course, identity theft isn’t limited to your credit card information; data theft involving your driver’s license, insurance number, or social security number can be even more detrimental. Identity theft may require you to
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March 06, 2014
How Not to Fall Victim to Identity Theft
Identity theft can happen to anyone. Here are five ways you can protect yourself against it.
February 25, 2014
Don’t Get Hurt by These Scams This Tax Season
Each year, the IRS reports on the "Dirty Dozen," a list of the top 12 tax scams the public should be aware of.
January 13, 2014
Target CEO Says He Is Sorry About Security Breach
In an interview, Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel assured that Target is in the process of making "significant changes" to its operations.
December 24, 2013
Target’s Earnings Forecasts Drop After Massive Data Theft
Earnings forecasts for Target have dropped following the company's massive data theft incident occurred during the first three weeks of the holiday season.
December 02, 2013
7 Tips to Protect Your Personal Information on Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday deals can keep your holiday spending under budget, but that won't matter if your identity is stolen. Stay safe with these seven tips.
November 09, 2013
Baby Boomers Are Addicted to the Internet
A recent study from McAfee on how baby boomers use the Internet yielded some surprising -- and possibly concerning -- results.