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.
The FTC received more than 2 million complaints last year, a new report says. Once again, identity theft topped the list.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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