Tagged With Identity Theft

A man in California was charged with identity theft and wire fraud for stealing Shopify data

5 stimulus check scams that try to steal your money, identity, or both

An astronaut may have committed the first space crime while aboard the International Space Station

When someone else opened a credit card in my name, I might have panicked — but thanks to free credit monitoring it was no big deal

There are 2 free ways to safeguard your identity after a massive data breach like Capital One's: freeze your credit or set up a fraud alert

The FTC says you should do 3 things right away if you think your identity has been stolen

After a Capital One data breach compromised 100 million card applications, here's how to check your credit to see if your personal info is being used by someone else

I lost $2,500 in an identity theft phone scam. Here are 9 red flags I missed.

9 simple ways to protect your data that don't take much time, but could have huge security benefits

Hoax alert: The latest spammy viral Facebook post warns users about account 'cloning'

Hackers stole millions of Facebook users’ personal data — here’s why you should be worried

Here are all the types of personal info hackers stole from 29 million Facebook users, and why it's so frightening

9 things you should never keep in your purse

The IRS isn't calling you — it's a scam, and here's what to do if it happens to you

Identity thieves are running the same scams this tax season -- with a new twist

Tax scams are on the rise --  here's which states are most and least at risk for identity theft

Freezing your credit after the Equifax breach won't prevent the most common type of identity theft -- here's what will

The Equifax breach of up to 143 million accounts exposed the 'crown jewels' for fraudsters

The Equifax breach may have exposed 143 million people's Social Security numbers -- here's what to do if your identity is at risk

This Australian journalist just had her mobile phone hijacked by hackers and her telco couldn't do anything about it