Blog Category - 'Identity Theft Protection'

CFPB: Seniors Vulnerable in Financial Matters

by Antonio Bard

According to CFPB, fraudsters are targeting seniors more often as they commit credit card fraud and other financial scams, according to its new report. Senior Designations for Financial Advisors: Reducing Consumer Confusion and Risks.

Cyber Attacks Continue on Financial Sector

by Jon Dell

Wells Fargo and American Express both experienced denial of service attacks last week. Will this week be better?

None Immune from ID Theft

by Jon Dell

John Roberts, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, had his credit cards stolen last week. It’s a reminder that no one is really ever safe.

More Big Name Identities Hacked

by Antonio Bard

Celebrities found out that a group had hijacked names and social security numbers and then promptly made them public. Today, First Lady Obama is the latest victim of identity theft.

New Security Worries at Retailers

by Antonio Bard

Retailers are now in the crosshairs of cyberthieves who are looking to compromise weaker safety measures.

Tax Returns and Identity Theft

by Jon Dell

ID thieves reroute your tax returns? Don’t expect much from IRS – except a new identification number.

Financial Scams Growing

by Jon Dell

If you’ve been victim of a financial scam, you know the frustration and unsettled feeling. The FTC has tips for avoiding credit card theft and financial fraud.

Credit Monitoring: Worth it or Ditch it?

by Evita Page

Are credit monitoring services worth the price? Credit Counselors say it depends on your needs and whether you’ve ever been a victim of credit identity before.