12 Feb 2019

Experian: US Suffers the Most Online Fraud

According to new research by Experian, US consumers and companies are prime targets for online fraud campaigns. Losses related to online fraud have increased over the past year for eight out of ten US firms, while this is true for only a little over half (55%) of businesses in Europe and

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12 Feb 2019

Coalition of State Attorney Generals Urge FTC to Update Identity Theft Rules

In a joint letter(PDF) to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), 31 US state attorneys general are urging the FTC to “update its current Identity Theft Rules to help banks and creditors keep up with new and ever-changing technology to stop identity thieves in their tracks.” The coalition of state attorneys general believe that

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08 Feb 2019

How Americans Leave their Personal Info Open to Thieves

According to a new survey by CreditCards.com, Americans are greatly concerned about identity theft, yet 9 in 10 people engage in risky data security behavior. A whopping 82% of survey respondents indicated that they reused passwords for different user accounts in the past year, with 22% of them stating that they

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31 Jul 2018

Identity theft protection service accidentally exposes identities

A website bug was responsible for exposing millions of email addresses belonging to customers of LifeLock, an identity protection service acquired by Symantec in 2016 for $2.3 billion.  Source: Identity Theft Protection Service Accidentally Exposes Identities – Nextgov

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13 Oct 2013

Cyber Terrorism Fact Sheet

Often times, we may not realize that our actions online might put us, our families, and even our country at risk. Learning about the dangers online and taking action to protect ourselves is the first step in making the Internet a safer place for everyone. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility

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