2/26/2010 3:01:00 PM
Young people need to be particularly aware of the dangers of identity theft, warns a recent study from Javelin Research.
2/26/2010 1:41:00 PM
Just 72 percent of identity-theft victims contacted a police department after discovering that their information had been stolen, the Federal Trade Commission revealed this week.
2/26/2010 11:23:00 AM
A recent report from the Federal Trade Commission noted that identity theft continued to be the top consumer complaint of 2009.
2/25/2010 11:12:00 AM
In trying to improve their credit score, many consumers may end up being victims of things that can actually hurt their credit standing.
2/25/2010 10:58:00 AM
Consumers should be cautious about sharing movies and music on peer-to-peer networks
2/23/2010 10:23:00 AM
Iowa has implemented a new state policy for issuing driver's licenses aimed at preventing fraud and identity theft.
2/22/2010 10:10:00 AM
A man was given 309 years in prison for being part of an identity theft scheme, crimes that can affect a person's credit score.
2/19/2010 9:43:00 AM
Update your security and anti-virus software to protect yourself from malware.
2/17/2010 9:33:00 AM
Data breach victims happy overall with banking institutions' notification procedures and services.
2/17/2010 9:30:00 AM
Following an investigation conducted by a Houston television station, one major retailer will retrain employees on credit card procedures.
2/16/2010 9:19:00 AM
Examine credit and debit card machines at gas stations for suspicious devices or evidence of tampering..
2/16/2010 9:12:00 AM
A California man was recently sentenced to 13 years for credit card fraud, a type of identity theft that many consumers may encounter.
Avoid opening emails from unrecognized senders to prevent phishing scams
2/12/2010 8:51:00 AM
Disposing sensitive documents properly will help you lower your identity theft risk.
2/11/2010 8:37:00 AM
Social networking giant Facebook may face legal action over alleged privacy violations.
2/10/2010 11:02:00 AM
With identity theft crimes becoming a more regular occurrence, consumers have become vigilant in detecting a potential identity theft trap.
2/10/2010 10:40:00 AM
Though the number of identity theft victims may have seen an increase, at least it was a bit easier for them to resolve the problem.
2/10/2010 8:35:00 AM
Avoid leaving personal information in your car to lower your identity theft risk.
2/10/2010 8:32:00 AM
Medical identity theft continues to rise as hospitals transfer patient records to an electronic database.
2/9/2010 6:44:00 AM
People may be more inclined to stop using credit cards and pay off debt, but that doesn't mean they're at any less risk for identity theft.
2/9/2010 6:39:00 AM
Copiers, scanners and ATM machines may save sensitive information to their hard drives.
2/8/2010 6:22:00 AM
An Austin, Texas, man has been convicted for his role in a nationwide identity theft scheme.