It’s all too common: a company, accidentally or not, exposes your personal information. Cue the stress of canceling accounts, changing passwords, monitoring your credit
Moving can be a headache. For thieves, though, it’s a target. Strangers are in and out of your home for days and your worldly possession — including personal documents and electronics — are left unprotected, leaving you vulnerable.
Take a look at your Facebook profile. There’s a good chance it contains your full name, birth date and hometown.
You’ve likely added a chip-enabled credit card or two to your wallet in the past few months. Many industry experts say EMV cards are safer, but that doesn’t mean Americans are immune to fraud.
Those wary of password-management sites got another reason to question their security after hackers compromised industry leader LastPass.
A spotlight once again fell on the U.S. government’s security technology this summer after hackers and improper data transfers exposed millions of federal employees and contractors.
Attacks targeting healthcare-industry data have exposed the information of millions of Americans this year. More than 12 million were added to the tally when hackers accessed Premera BlueCross BlueShield and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield databases.
In one of the largest medical-data thefts in U.S. history, hackers stole personal information of as many as 80 million members and employees of health insurer Anthem Inc. in February of 2015.
Think taxes and you may imagine a totally secure system. Think again. Thieves steal personal information from millions of taxpayers each year, draining billions of federal dollars.
With deliveries to more than 100 million addresses to monitor and 200 federal laws to enforce, Postal Inspectors have a big job. Mail theft could be just an inconvenience or put your credit and your identity at risk. Read on for ways to protect yourself.