Hacking and identity theft are as prevalent as ever. At some point, don’t be surprised if one or more bad guys come looking for your sensitive information to criminally exploit.
Revised – November 23, 2022
Although it’s the most wonderful time of the year, you still need to guard your identity so you don’t suffer from a not-so-merry Christmas or a less-than-happy Chanukah.
According to a report by Juniper Research, online payment fraud losses will increase by more than 50% between 2020 and 2024. That was before the pandemic was figured in.
As technology continues to dominate every part of our lives, the threat of identity theft has become a significant target of criminals seeking to cash in on vulnerable consumers. Despite the efforts of law enforcement, criminals have simply become more sophisticated. Hacking stories into company databases have become commonplace, despite the application of highly advanced […]
Medical identity theft has become one of the fastest growing forms of identity theft in the United States. More than 2.3 million cases were identified in 2014, a rise of 22 percent in just one year, and the numbers have continued to accelerate. The Federal Trade Commission reported a 40 percent jump in cases in 2017.