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Account takeover is a complicated and costly type of identity theft. Criminals can reroute phone lines, redirect sensitive financial documents and drain your bank and credit union accounts. Our expert Raul Vargas explains what it is, how it works and what you can do about it.
Having your identity stolen can make you feel powerless and confused. But it’s important to remember that fraud victims have rights, too. Here are some tips to help you fight back.
The U.S. Supreme Court will determine whether the government can track suspects using GPS without a warrant. What they decide could impact your company and customers. Guest expert Khizar A. Sheikh, an attorney with Lowenstein Sandler PC, explains how.
Does your business handle electronic health data? Guest expert Paul E. Paray, a data risk expert and commercial litigator with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, shares tips on how to protect this highly sensitive information.
The British tabloid phone-hacking scandal has led to a tabloid shutdown, high-profile arrests and endless intrigue. It also raises important questions about mobile phone security. Phone hacking, or voicemail spying, can happen to anyone. To protect your data, follow these security practices from Ondrej Krehel, Identity Theft 911 chief information security officer.
Q&A with Brett Montgomery: Double down for credit safety. Question: I’ve been hearing a lot about credit monitoring, but I’m not sure it’s worth paying a service for this. Should I spend the money?
Holiday Shopping Online? Don’t get caught with your firewalls down
Vicki Volkert, Identity Theft 911 Fraud Specialist