Identity Theft: Stay Safe During The Holidays

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 A Serious Problem During The Holidays

Nothing puts a serious damper on holiday shopping quite like identity theft. Identity theft is what happens when a person obtains your personal information and then uses it without your permission. This action can result in stolen money or severely…

Identity Theft Protection: Tips To Stay Safe

Identity theft is a big problem and while some people think it will never happen to them, the truth is, it could happen to anyone. While there are numerous ways your identity could be stolen, there are also ways to…

Social Security Number Scams: How They Work

It’s a bit of a dichotomy. We’ve been told many times to be careful about giving out our Social Security numbers, but it seems like we’re being asked for all or part of it in almost every business transaction. I…

Phaedra Parks’ Husband Gets 8 Years in Prison

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Phaedra Parks’ husband Apollo Nida was handed an eight-year prison sentence by a federal judge for defrauding over 50 people of roughly $2 million over a four-year period. Nida, who had spent time behind bars…

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…

Identity 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, 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 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…