Retailers, marketers and others have personal information about you. A new proposal would let consumers know what information data-hoarding firms have.
Boomers are embracing social media and smartphones, and some are making the same mistakes kids do, putting their identity -- and dignity -- at risk.
What should we give up when getting online miles high? Is it better to forgo the Internet altogether when you're on a plane?
Many of us already prefer mobile or online banking, but it's not for everyone. Know your needs, and be honest about your habits before you decide to switch.
A reader wants to know which of two credit monitoring services she's using is the better deal. My answer? Drop them both like a bad habit.
Last month, the Health Insurance and Medical Privacy Act, or HIPAA, made your electronic medical records a lot safer.
Identity theft is difficult enough without the added emotional anguish of knowing a parent used your data to get credit. If you're a victim, what do you do?
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