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Identity Theft: Stay Safe During The Holidays

Identity Theft: Stay Safe During The Holidays

By Ellisha Rader Mannering November 24, 2014

Identity theft is a real problem and it can be even worse around the holidays. Identity thieves will go to great lengths to get what they need to steal your identity or at the very least use your credit card …

Identity Theft: Tips To Protect Yourself

Identity theft is a major problem and it can lead to even more problems. You might think they you are being careful online and when using your credit cards, debit cards and bank information, but you could still be putting …

ID Theft Could Soon Be A Reality For eBay Users ID Theft Could Soon Be A Reality For eBay Users

Identity theft is a constant concern for those who entrust their personal information to Internet companies. Now millions of users are at risk following a massive cyber-attack that recently hit eBay. Last week, we reported that eBay was hit by …

LifeLock Wallet App Removed From Mobile Stores LifeLock Wallet App Removed From Mobile Stores

LifeLock, the company that promises customers safety from credit and identity theft, has temporarily shut down one of its services. The company has taken down its LifeLock Wallet app from the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s mobile app …

Dead Sea Scrolls Case: Online ID Theft on Trial

New York’s highest appeals court will consider whether or not to overturn the conviction of Raphael Golb, a man convicted of impersonating a New York University professor in emails and blog posts, according to the AP. Golb set up an …

McAfee Report Sheds Light on the ‘Dark Web’ McAfee Report Sheds Light on the ‘Dark Web’

McAfee Labs released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2013 this week, highlighting the role of the malware industry as a key enabler of the data breaches in consumer credit card information and identity theft in fall 2013. The report, which …

Identity Theft on the Rise this Tax Season Identity Theft on the Rise this Tax Season

Identity theft is on the rise this tax season as millions of Americans file tax returns and claim their refunds. In February, the Internal Revenue Service placed identity theft at the top of their “Dirty Dozen” tax scams list. Criminals …

Identity Theft is Top Complaint of Consumers in 2013

Each year, the Federal Trade Commission collects data on consumer complaints and analyzes said data in order to improve consumer experiences in the United States. And for the 14th consecutive year, identity theft tops the charts as the most reported …

Antivirus Software May Not Deter Cyber Thieves Antivirus Software May Not Deter Cyber Thieves

“There are only two kinds of companies: those who have been breached and those who will be breached.” Such is the claim of Cynthia James, director of business development for Kaspersky Lab, a leading antivirus and Internet security firm. Her …

Identity Theft Protection: Things You Should Know
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Identity theft transpires when a third party gets your personal information, such as social security number and credit card details and uses them for fraudulent purposes. According to the Federal Trade Commission, more or less 9 million Americans experience identity …

Coca-Cola Laptop Theft Could Endanger 74,000 People

The Coca-Cola Company made the announcement on Friday that they recently had a possible security breech when several of its company laptops went missing. The soft drink corporation said that several of their employee laptops were stolen from the Coca-Cola …

Phaedra Parks: Hubby Charged With Bank Fraud, More

Phaedra Parks of The Real Housewives of Atlanta had a new reality invade her TV life this week when she learned her husband Apollo Nida was charged with bank fraud and identity theft. Nida appeared before the U.S. District Court …

Phaedra Parks’ Husband Charged with Bank Fraud

The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, Phaedra Parks, may literally be married to a partner-in-crime. Parks’ husband, Apollo Nida, was charged with bank fraud and identity theft on Thursday Jan. 23. He was questioned by U.S. Marshalls the same day …

Is Twitter’s Two-Step Authentication A Success? Is Twitter’s Two-Step Authentication A Success?

With over 500 million registered users, Twitter is flying high among the giants of social media. The fact that the service is in high demand has made it a target for identity thieves looking to use social media networks to …

7-Eleven Raids: Nine Arrested For Illegal Workers 7-Eleven Raids: Nine Arrested For Illegal Workers
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office today unsealed two indictments charging nine 7-Eleven store owners and operators with wire fraud, steling identities, and concealing and harboring illegal immigrants. The defendants are accused hiring “dozens” of illegal immigrants and giving them identities stolen …

‘Catch Me If You Can’ Conman Talks Facebook Privacy ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Conman Talks Facebook Privacy

One of the world’s most famous confidence men has his reservations about Facebook. Speaking at the Advertising Week Europe conference, Frank Abagnale says that he completely understands why people like Facebook. But he warns that the network is full of …

Parent Starts Porn Profile for His Son's Principal
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Revenge, they say, is a dish best served cold. However, sometimes it comes with a side of warm porn, which, as we all know, makes just about any scheme that much better. Until you get caught, of course. Meet 34 …