With data breaches increasingly more common, more consumers are exposed to the risk of identity theft and other fraud, according to one study.
Patients and their families need to be on extra vigilant to make sure personal data is safe from scammers and medical identity thieves.
The recent attack on LivingSocial that exposed 50 million users' information to hackers is the latest example of why consumers should know what to watch out for after a data breach.
Hackers obtained a Twitter password for The Associated Press and sent out a false report about a White House attack. They'll wreak havoc with your passwords, too -- if you let them.
The government wants to slow down the problem of identity theft by limiting access to the now-public Social Security Death Master File.
It doesn't take long before scammers try to take advantage of people after a tragedy.
You get a call that supposedly is about screening you for a job, but is really about collecting information about you.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.