Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:22 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The credit card information of approximately 93,000 customers of the website builder Web.com was compromised on Aug.13.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 2:24 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in Maryland has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit after a June 2014 data breach exposed the names, birth dates, email addresses and subscriber identification numbers of about 1.1 million customers.

Friday, August 14, 2015 12:42 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Victims of ID theft who get free credit monitoring services won’t have to report the value of those services as taxable income, according to the IRS.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 1:57 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

A New York-based firm that conducts background checks for a quarter of the Fortune 100 companies says the names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of as many as 100,000 people nationwide may have been stolen.

Friday, August 07, 2015 12:46 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Mozilla announced that hackers were able to exploit a security flaw in its popular Firefox browser.

Monday, July 20, 2015 10:26 am
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The bulk retailer says it is looking into a possible data breach of its online photo center.

Friday, July 17, 2015 4:32 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The company announced the breach Friday, while temporarily shutting down access to its online and related mobile photo services.

Monday, July 13, 2015 12:32 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

A data breach occurred between February and June at the sweetest place on earth.

Monday, June 29, 2015 9:52 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

U.S. banks are under constant siege from hackers, leading to data breaches that threaten customers’ accounts and increase overall costs.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:08 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Time to change the password guarding your passwords.

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