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Preventing Identity Theft

Identity Theft Still on the Rise

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.31.2012 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

For the 12th year in a row, identity theft complaints top the list of consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission. Fifteen percent of more than 1.8 million total complaints filed in 2011 involved identity theft.

6 Easy Ways to Deter Identity Theft

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Identity theft has more far-reaching consequences than simply tarnishing our name; it can cause the financial system to turn on us by saddling us with debt that we did not incur! Here are six easy ways to deter identity theft.

Senior 'Surfers' Vulnerable to Internet Scams

Jason Alderman | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology
Jason Alderman

Even the most tech-savvy among us sometimes fall prey to online scammers, so if your parents or grandparents have recently taken the online plunge, here are some safety tips you can share.