A wallet company reprinted a secretary's Social Security number on a sample card inserted into one of its products. More than 40,000 people later claimed the number as their own.
You'll get a Facebook message from a friend urging you to click on a link to watch the YouTube video.
Informing the 3 major credit bureaus about a death in the family can help prevent identity theft.
A new report details the vast underground market for personal and financial data, which offers everything from credit card numbers to fake ATM machines.
All kinds of sensitive documents hit the mail after the first of the year, and identity thieves know this.
Pitney Bowes is planning a new service that would issue every household an online mailbox. Will consumers embrace digital mail?
Plaintiffs say devices use permanent ID numbers to access confidential information.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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