Your vacation is supposed to be a time to unwind. Unfortunately, there are thieves who make a living off your relaxation -- waiting for your guard to be down.
What is the most valuable thing to a hacker? Most people would probably assume it's a credit card number. But actually, stolen credit card numbers pa...
There have been an increasing number of financial advisors who call themselves "Senior Specialists". Often these titles don't require any specific stu...
Here is a shortlist of scams to look out for this holiday season and in the new year.
By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com Throughout the year, but especially in the months of November and December, people across the U.S. make charitable ...
The holiday season is a busy time of the year for identity thieves and other kinds of identity-related fraudsters. Scams abound, but if you follow a few simple rules, you can sidestep some avoidable holiday blues.
$500 Billion is the estimated cost of cybercrime as of 2015 based on various reports. How does that affect business and what fears and opportunities that it present for tomorrow? Let's take a different perspective.
By Caroline Hailey, Contributor Many people look forward to the holidays all year, including retailers. The ...
As someone who works in the cybersecurity industry, I know that the November to December timeframe is when many consumers and businesses will get hacked or defrauded. In many ways, the holiday season is an ideal time for cybercriminals.
When it comes to celebrity spokespeople pitching reverse mortgages on TV, don't believe everything you hear. Many of these ads are misleading and don't always give you the whole story.
Recently, famed basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal sent a cease and desist letter to me after I exposed him for pumping a company by the name of NXT Nutritional Holdings Inc.
So here I am, your Flag Mod. When you flag that obscene photo or report that fake profile, I'm one of the 'special users' who determines whether it should in fact be deleted, or if you were overreacting.
The greatest scams accompany the times of greatest need, and natural disasters are a match made in heaven for fraudsters.
Scam artists go where the money is. Forty-four percent of all wealth in America lies with older Americans. In addition, the concentration of people in this category is growing by 8,000 people per day as the baby boomers--those born after 1945 and prior to 1965--enter this peak wealth stage of their life in record numbers beginning in 2011.
Most people know Consumer Reports for its product tests and unwavering integrity. What most don't realize, however, is that it can also at the forefront of identifying critical trends.