Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 3:35 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Louisiana residents who got tax refunds via the state’s My Refund Visa debit card might have been hacked.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A number of U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase, were hit earlier this month by cyberattacks.

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 3:02 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

A Russian cyber gang has allegedly amassed 1.2 billion email username and password combinations, but there’s no need to panic.

Friday, July 25, 2014 1:30 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

That little lock icon on your bank’s website may be easy for hackers to pick, according to two recent reports.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:08 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Wearable electronics, such as “smart watches,” fitness bracelets and, of course, Google Glass, are all the rage right now. But as usual, the technology may be moving faster than users’ ability to understand and deal with the potential risks.

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.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 10:24 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Banks and government agencies partnered up to test their hacking defenses.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:28 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

There are viruses spreading on Facebook that target your banking information.