News tagged with identity theft

Why you should consider freezing your credit reports

Freeze your credit reports before you get burned. That's the message from security experts, consumer advocates and some state Attorneys General. They say more people should consider a credit freeze as a way to block identity ...

dateDec 30, 2015 in Security
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App data vulnerability threatens millions of users

Researchers of the Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt and Fraunhofer SIT have investigated Cloud databases and established: developers wrongly use authentications for cloud services thereby threatening millions of user accounts ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Security
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The first 72 hours are critical for hacking victims

US President Barack Obama is seeking US$14 billion to tackle it. The UK wants to build a start-up industry around it. And Australia is in the middle of what could be a year-long review into getting better at it. The issue ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Security
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