Having worked around financial crimes for a number of years, I noticed they seemed to be on the rise. One reason for this is technology, which grows more rapidly than laws designed to protect us from it. Although the blog is a resource to educate people on identity theft, it also strives to educate the common person on the rapidly growing problem of crimes enabled (made too easy) by technology and the Internet.
Businesses are shutting their doors and people are losing their jobs. Controlling losses has become more important than it was in the past.
If only card numbers and expiration dates were the only items stolen in a mystery data breach, e-commerce merchants are the likely victims.
New (more dangerous) tools and the sour economy are fueling an increase in the amount of Internet-based crime.
Juveniles placed in private detention facilities net two judges kickbacks of $2.6 million.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, spammers and scammers are sending out a lot of love designed to hurt people.
In about 30 minutes, electronic robbers made a $9 million dollar haul from the Royal Bank of Scotland.
All the experts are pointing to the fact that the economy is fueling an increase in all types of scams.
Heartland might become the largest data breach in history. When are we going to come up with a solution that works?
A fake Obama-Biden site contains malicious software designed to steal information or take control of your computer.
The security for Tuesday's inauguration of Obama will set a record all by itself!