You may unknowingly be at risk of prying eyes reading your email and gathering personal data on you. But there are ways to reduce your risk right now. Here's your to-do list.
Those data breaches you read about can give identity thieves all the information needed to establish service with your name on it. It's one more reason to check your credit report.
Thwarting the efforts of a billion-dollar supersecret government spy agency -- or anyone who wants access to your personal information -- is not that difficult.
An actress says hers was closed suddenly, and an executive has filed suit, alleging that fair lending laws have been violated.
Boasts of being able to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars by creating a network of 'mini sites' has a marketer in hot water.
Lots of businesses, offices and schools ask you to provide a Social Security number when they don't need it. Handing it over could expose you to identity theft.
We all love the Do Not Call Registry, which keeps telemarketers at bay. So beware of scammers pretending to sign you up for the list.
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