Security questions are another form of identity verification used by financial institutions and other organizations. The increase in fraud and identity theft has prompted these companies to implement additional security in an attempt to distinguish you from an imposter. But do they work?read more
Do NOT trust your Caller ID.
Do not believe your caller ID. Scammers can spoof the caller ID to display anything they want it to display. Have you ever had your own phone number call you? That was caller ID spoofing. The number displayed is the number calling you. It is information the scammer told your caller ID to display.
Staying connected while traveling is easier than ever. Smartphones, wifi, and Bluetooth are just a few of the tools that enable us to remain connected with friends, family, and work from almost anywhere in the world. But these tools could also put you at risk for identity theft.read more
Facebook seems to be a glutton for punishment. Not even two weeks after it was learned that the popular social media site was storing user passwords in plaintext for years to be used by internal employees, user data is still showing up in unprotected places it shouldn’t be.read more
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