Tags identity theft

The FCC wants to force phone carriers to guard against SIM-swapping scams

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

SIM-swapping can lead to identity and financial fraud.

Cybercrime is hitting communities of color at higher rates, study finds

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

"Everyone else has a better chance at not being financially hit, everyone else has a better chance of skirting by kind of unscathed."

Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do much for breach victims?

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

"We need to rethink how consumer data is stewarded," one customer advocate said.

Credit union's lawsuit against Fiserv is a test for cybersecurity liability

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The credit union claims that Fiserv's online banking platform was so riddled with vulnerabilities it exposed its members to possible identity theft.

Michigan man accused in 2014 hack of medical center, sale of data on 65,000 people

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Justin Sean Johnson allegedly hacked the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania’s largest health care system.

Ex-DHS inspector general indicted for allegedly stealing government software

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The head-turning indictment accuses Charles Edwards of stealing DHS IG software and trying to profit from it.

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