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.
An 82-year-old Florida woman has been targeted by scammers claiming she's won foreign lotteries but demanding that she send money to claim the prizes.
Each of these mistakes can make it easy for a crook to steal your identity.
Some people are going offline March 1, the National Day of Unplugging -- the latest sign more of us are eager for a tech break.
Online banking has risks, but you can take simple steps to safeguard your money and your identity.
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