Identity Theft

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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.

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.

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.

Adoption of better safeguards in the physical world will drive criminals to electronic theft, argues payments validation entrepreneur.

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.

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.

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.

How to Combat Identity Theft

Two small businesses team up to combat fraud.

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.

How Not to Send Customer Emails: A Lesson from Comcast

If you're emailing customers promotional offers, make sure they know that they can trust your messages to minimize potential concerns over spam or malware.

Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules

Are your customers safe from online scamsters? How to comply with the FTC's new 'Red Flags' program.

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