Your Starbucks card, credit card, debit card – link them all to your mobile phone and voilà. Payments at certain stores are as simple as a quick flick of your phone in front of a designated scanner. Just wave and walk on. You always have your mobile phone at the ready so why not turn [...]
Reports indicate that the caller ID number that displays on these calls is 302-268-6660. This number is in no way associated with the National Opt Out program hosted by the CRAs. We recommend that you hang up if you receive a call of this nature.
There are a variety of ways thieves try to capitalize on a person’s trusting nature, including preying on lonely hearts. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and online identity theft advocacy organizations are warning those who use online dating sites to watch out for “sweetheart scammers” who swindle money or bank account information from online daters.
Something about the first few months of the year infuses us with an enthusiasm for change, which may be why New Year’s resolutions are so popular. This year, why not channel that positive energy into change that can make a real difference in your security?
Most New Year’s resolutions focus on self-improvement. Self-improvement is a good thing, but you should also emphasize self-preservation. Start 2013 with the resolve to improve your identity protection measures. Here are five must-make safety resolutions.
A holiday job is an opportunity to make extra money, and if you do well, there’s a chance your employer may want to hire you for year-round work. Unfortunately, the seasonal employment uptick is also an opportunity for identity thieves. All those job applications contain a great deal of personal, identifying information. Take steps to protect your identity while you’re looking for seasonal work.
Spending online is skyrocketing. U.S. consumers spent a record-breaking $1.46 billion on Cyber Monday alone and more than $1 billion on Black Friday, according to comScore Inc. If you’re part of this online shopping craze, here are some safety tips to keep in mind this holiday season.
Cyber crime never takes a vacation, and cyber crooks are constantly finding new ways to defraud victims. Even though Cyber Security Month (October) is over for another year, your commitment to cyber security should be a year-round campaign. Here are 11 more cyber security tips.
After a disaster, new dangers become present in the form of unscrupulous individuals who take advantage of the misfortunes of others. Looting, fraud and identity theft become widespread. How do you protect yourself from identity theft, and your critical paperwork from loss, during and after a disaster?
Beware of offers that promise a large amount of money for a minimum amount of effort. Here are some of the most common work-at-home scams encountered by the FBI.