Perhaps it's just a telemarketer. Maybe it's an identity thief. It might even be a scam artist. Either way, "Scam Likely" is probably not an old friend whose number you forgot that you saved. It's your
Assuming you have your strong passwords in place and your two-factor authentication set up, you think your accounts are now safe? Think again. There’s much more to be done. You might think your Social
It was bound to happen: Two-factor authentication (2FA) – that extra step that’s supposed to keep our devices and personal information safe – just no longer cuts it. The idea behind 2FA is simple: You
On the first day of Christmas, a hacker said to me … I stole your i-den-ti-tee. I know you’re thinking — really, Tech Guy? But there’s a real Grinch prowling your phone and computer this holiday season:
A government system used by insurance agents and brokers to help customers sign up for healthcare plans was breached, allowing hackers to siphon off sensitive and personal data on 75,000 people. The Centers
Criminals hacked into my phone, email and drained my checking account. How you can avoid being a victim.
Editor's note: Naples (Florida) Daily News columnist and professional organizer Marla Ottenstein has been through a harrowing, expensive and life-changing experience since she was "hacked" last summer.
Newegg is clearing up its website after a month-long data breach. Hackers injected 15 lines of card skimming code on the online retailer’s payments page which remained for more than a month between August
T-Mobile has confirmed hackers breached its systems. The cell giant, currently merging with Sprint, said in a statement that hackers customer stole names, billing zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses,
The Justice Department charged more than 600 people, including 165 doctors and other medical professionals, with making $2 billion in false billings in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday
Wait? You still didn't freeze your credit report after the ginormous Equifax data breach back in September? Somehow it just slipped your mind that crooks could have access to your Social Security number?
Comcast has just been caught in a major security snafu: revealing the passwords of its customers’ Xfinity-provided wireless routers in plaintext on the web. Anyone with a subscriber’s account number and
The rental listing looked like Rhiana Scholz's Ocean City, Maryland condo, with the same balcony overlooking blue ocean and promises of hot sun, boardwalk fries and lazy beach days. The ad for Scholz's
Your information is out there, and free credit freezes won’t solve the problem. If you haven’t already taken steps to protect yourself, you should now. Equifax. Target. Yahoo. Ashley Madison ... The list
Attention senior citizens: A new Medicare cardis coming your way, butbe careful not to fall victim to any scams. In an effort to help protect the elderly from identity theft, the federal government started
Cybercriminals are no longer really interested in stealing your credit card information. While a single credit card number once fetched $5 on the dark web, improved methods of detecting and fighting fraud
• Immediately contact the US embassy.• If your ID was stolen, obtain a police report.• Sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) before leaving for a trip. It will make it easier to get
Protecting your business from fraud is your responsibility at the end of the day. If you're one of the 1.2 million people using the Shopify platform, or over 17 million using PayPal for business then may
The unsolicited calls made to your cell phone are a huge annoyance--and here's what to do. Have you been getting a lot of robocalls lately? Yeah, join the club. You know what I mean. These are unsolicited