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Dead Sea Scrolls Case: Online ID Theft on Trial

Dead Sea Scrolls Case: Online ID Theft on Trial

By Lacy Langley March 25, 2014

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 …

Identity Theft Protection: Things You Should Know 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 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: 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 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 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 …

It Ain't Easy Being Michael Jordan It Ain't Easy Being Michael Jordan

You know that dream you have about trading places with Michael Jordan, or, well, any famous athlete/actor/celebrity? You probably think it would be pretty great, don’t you? All that money, all that fame, and all that ability. The world would …

Smartphones Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft Smartphones Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft

Face it: the world has been changed by the omnipresent pocket bulge known as a smartphone. Once upon a time, people indexed phone numbers of their friends into nature’s smartphone, i.e., your brain, but seriously, can you actually recite a …

Steve Jobs Song Created With Only Apple Sounds, Plus More iPhone 4S Siri Fun Steve Jobs Song Created With Only Apple Sounds, Plus More iPhone 4S Siri Fun

Today’s video round-up is mostly Steve Jobs and Siri-related, but there are also a couple Google-related videos worth watching, and well as one from Sophos on identity theft. View more daily video round-ups here. A song created as a tribute …

Generation Y At Higher Risk For Online Identity Theft

People in Generation Y tend to be at a higher risk for online identity theft, but are less concerned with the threat than those in Generation X and Baby Boomers, according to the J.D. Power and Associates Identity Theft Report.

Online conversations about identity theft indicate that 83 percent of the Baby Boomer generation (those between the ages of 45 and 63) say they have a high level of concern about identity theft, compared to 79 percent of those in Generation X (ages 31 to 44) and only 47 percent of those in generation Y (ages 19 to 30).

Evil Twitter Clones

twitterPerhaps it’s a sign that the site is reaching more mainstream popularity levels, but Twitter is fast becoming a haven for spammers. Accounts include semi-naked girls with just one link to an affiliate site to brands that use the service for nothing more sending direct messages to other users with a sales link.

TJX Hackers Charged By Justice Department

Albert “Segvec” Gonzalez, a Miami resident, and ten other people have been charged with crimes associated with the breaches at nine retailers, including the epic penetration of TJX.

Oops: Outsourcing Firm Loses Google Staff Data

All the engineering acumen in the world, or at least in the Googleplex, can’t prevent an old-fashioned burglary of unencrypted employee data held by an outside firm.

Social Networks Open To ID Theft

More than 10.8 million people across the UK are registered to a social networking site according to new research by Get Safe Online.