5/27/2010 2:53:00 PM
The growing rate of medical identity theft has many questioning the decision to transfer patient records and personal information to a national electronic database system. Medical identity theft is the fastest-growing type of identity theft, signific
5/25/2010 2:53:00 PM
The new red flag compliance rules set to go into effect for a number of businesses on June 1, 2010 have many upset by the increased regulations. The rules are aimed at providing additional identity theft protection to consumers by requiring businesse
5/25/2010 1:47:00 PM
The recent Facebook debacle that involved a hacker obtaining and selling the log-in information of thousands of users has placed social network security standards in the spotlight. As more Americans become cognizant of identity theft risks, more webs
5/25/2010 1:35:00 PM
A new study found that while consumers over the age of 65 are the least vulnerable demographic for identity fraud, it may also be under-reported.
5/24/2010 4:22:00 PM
Pension Department president and administrator Brett Goldstein says Americans can expect to see more cases of identity theft as the Department of Labor goes paperless and relies more on online transmission of tax information.
5/24/2010 8:50:00 AM
Methods for stealing an individual's identity are growing increasingly sophisticated. This is especially true as technology advances encourage the banking, business and healthcare industries to store and transfer larger amounts of personal informatio
5/24/2010 3:02:00 AM
Identity theft is becoming an increasing problem for internet users, and many companies are releasing software to help combat the problem.
5/20/2010 7:00:00 AM
The Smart Card Alliance Healthcare Council has announced it will host a webinar in June regarding the dangers of medical identity theft. The online seminar will be held on Tuesday, June 8 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Attendance of the Medical
5/19/2010 2:42:00 AM
With more than 11 million Americans falling victim to identity theft each year, individuals can't be too careful about guarding their personal information. While at home, most Americans know to shred their bank statements, ensure their computers are
5/18/2010 10:24:00 AM
Educating law enforcement officials about the risks and indicators of identity theft may help them take action against such crimes.
5/17/2010 1:40:00 PM
As identity theft affects more Americans each year, businesses are taking notice and taking action. The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 required most businesses to develop a set of standards, or "red flags," to identify po
5/14/2010 8:22:00 AM
Facebook users can expect to see updated security measures after the leading social website discovered that the log-in information of thousands of members had been stolen and sold, reports Ars Technica, a leading technology website.
5/11/2010 9:32:00 AM
Many opponents of the Real-ID program are celebrating a small victory as Nevada, one of the first states to adopt the measure, halts their use of the licenses, AOL News reports. The Real-ID Act faces strident opposition from groups who claim that the
5/4/2010 2:35:00 PM
Victims of the recent storms in areas such as Mississippi may face a higher risk of identity theft
5/3/2010 2:34:00 PM
Basic information, such as your address or place of employment, could be used for identity theft purposes