The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says credit report complaints to the agency increased 56% between June and July.
Here are some critical steps you can take to protect your personal information.
Teenagers looking to score some booze should steer clear of sites offering fake IDs for sale. The sites are often fronts for ID theft rings.
Seniors can take a proactive step against ID theft by placing a security freeze on their credit reports.
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.
Tax identity theft is a growing, changing plague. But the IRS is evolving, too, in how it fights this persistent crime.
How is your password integrity? If you’re not following these 3 tips, your passwords aren’t as strong as they could be.
More tax identity theft victims from a hack of an IRS online service have been identified. The total now stands at 334,000.
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.
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.