There is no foolproof way to keep yourself completely safe, but there are precautions you can take that will reduce the risk your data will be compromised.
You sign a form that indicates you understand your privacy rights -- but then office procedures may put your medical history at risk.
In a few cases, checks that have been deposited electronically have also been deposited the traditional way.
As Apple patches a security flaw in its operating systems, it's becoming more obvious that user behavior -- not which company's technology you use -- is the best way to stay secure online.
David Marcus pitched the incident as a reason to use his online payment processing business. Is PayPal the answer to ID theft?
Credit card fraud is the main reason credit card issuers are moving to a new, PIN-based system. Well, new to the U.S., anyway.
You are probably already nervous about who might have your personal data -- is it safe to give it out again to take advantage of the offer?
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