Identity Theft

News and Articles About Identity Theft

How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy
Tax Center

How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy

Make sure you've done all you can to prevent identity theft by implementing these tips.
Mark J. Kohler
Sam's Club Adds New Services for Small-Business Owners
Retailers

Sam's Club Adds New Services for Small-Business Owners

The retailer is now offering digital marketing, payment processing and loans to the 600,000 business members who shop its stores and website each week.
Geoff Weiss
EMV, CNP, OMG: Big Things Are on the Way in 2015 for Financial Tech
Technology

EMV, CNP, OMG: Big Things Are on the Way in 2015 for Financial Tech

Credit and debit cards may get a little safer, but theft online will grow. And Bitcoin still won't gain big traction.
Matt Rothstein
Far Out Tech

These High-Tech Jeans Protect You From Wireless Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

Tech-savvy pickpocketers beware: These jeans were made for blocking you, and that's just what they'll do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now
Bitcoin

5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now

Coinbase's Adam White lays out the bottom-line benefits of embracing Bitcoin payments.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Security Should Be Top of Mind When Creating a Business
Security

Why Security Should Be Top of Mind When Creating a Business

Because startup founders can be slow to install safeguards against cyber attacks, criminals often target new companies.
Joe Ross
Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips
Security

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tips for Keeping Your Travels Identity Theft Free
Suitcase Entrepreneur

Tips for Keeping Your Travels Identity Theft Free

Business trips are stressful enough without a side of identity fraud.
Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.
Cyber Security

Online Debit, Credit Fraud Will Soon Get Much Worse. Here's Why.

Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.
Rajesh Ramanand
37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?
Leadership

37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Risks of Business Travel in a Wired World (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

The Risks of Business Travel in a Wired World (Infographic)

From identity thieves who lurk on unsecured Wi-Fi networks to absurd charges for mobile data usage, there are a lot of things for travelers to keep in mind when getting online. This infographic can help.
Brian Patrick Eha
Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government
Technology

Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government

A new report released by the Pew Research Center finds that almost all Internet users have taken steps to erase their digital footprints. Just who they are trying to avoid, though, may surprise you.
Catherine Clifford
How to Combat Identity Theft
Finance

How to Combat Identity Theft

Two small businesses team up to combat fraud.
Katherine Duncan
4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
Technology

4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

11.6 million adults were victims of identity fraud last year. Don't be one of them this year.