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.
If you think our borders are secure, here is pretty good proof of why they are not!
Despite the McColo shut-down, spam levels are increasing again. Does this mean that more pressure needs to be put on the ISPs to shut down spammers?
Twitter has been the target of a phishing attack and Barack Obama's Twitter account was hacked over the weekend.
Richardson stepping down because of an alleged scandal isn't news. In fact, it is a sad testament to the way things have become.
With all the emphasis on more electronic types of fraud, bad checks are not going away. In fact, technology is helping fuel a new check fraud boom!
The CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency calls for more oversight on the threat hacking has become to our financial and national security.
Most identity theft protection services require you give them all your personal information and even power of attorney. One alternative to this is catching on.
With the holidays upon us, spammers will use a variety of means to steal from anyone who falls for the lures they send into inboxes.
In a world of outsourcing financial and personal information to third-party providers — will more and more people become victims of identity theft?
If you want to buy some hot merchandise at almost too good to be true prices without putting yourself in jeopardy, read on!