Federal Trade Commission
It’s a reflex. The phone rings and no matter what we are doing, we look.
Days after a major data breach at Target stores, the company has released more information about the issue.
As an apology for the a security breach which Target says affected 40 million credit and debit card accounts, the stores are now offering 10 percent off total purchases and free credit reports.
Health and fitness apps designed to help with everything from diet and exercise to monitoring health conditions have been gaining popularity.
Many people think they’re very savvy when it comes to keeping tabs on their credit scores and over finances. But even the savviest may have no idea how reporting agencies are keeping tabs on them.
Before the kids are off to school, the last thing on most parents’ minds is worrying about having ID thieves steal their children’s personal data to take out credit cards, loans, even renting out homes all in the child’s name.
Have you ever gotten one of those texts with dating tips, weight loss advice or horoscope info, and brushed it off as spam? Well you may want to check your cell phone bill – you may have been crammed.
Virtually everyone has had some sort of problem with his or her computer that prompted a call to tech support. But that call could cost you due to the latest cyber scam sweeping the Internet – phony tech support sites.
Not only is Florida tops in the nation for identity theft fraud, we’re also at the top of the list when it comes to timeshare resale fraud.
Federal authorities have launched a crackdown on data brokers – people who track your every search and purchase on the Internet and sell the information.