Tagged With Identity Theft

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


Hackers can now steal your fingerprints from photos


This website will share your personal information with anyone -- here's how to stop it