Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, January 11, 2016 1:59 pm
By Steve Weisman · Bankrate.com

It’s a controversial law that some say gives the government too much authority to spy. Others like it just fine.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 8:28 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

A cybersecurity firm has found malicious apps that can replace legitimate apps already on the device, meaning users may never know they were hacked.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Two Canadian 14-year-olds used an old ATM manual found online to hack into a Bank of Montreal ATM.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 5:14 pm
By Lucy Lazarony · Bankrate.com

It was not a merry Christmas for clients and employees of a U.S.-based security think tank. A loose-knit group of computer hackers known as “Anonymous” claimed Sunday to have pilfered thousands of credit card┬ánumbers and other personal information belonging to clients of Stratfor, a security analysis firm based in Austin, Texas, according to reports from