In 2014, the Consumer Federation of America performed a survey of consumer agencies that pointed to identity theft as the fastest-growing complaint they've received. Follow this step-by-step guide on what to do if your identity is stolen.
According to the FBI, victims of online scams in the United States lost $672,080,232 in 2014, and registered almost 270,000 complaints. No one wants to become a victim (or a statistic), but with ever-evolving methods, hackers try to stay one step ahead of the masses. Here's a list of the top six online scams and how to avoid getting duped.
Protecting children on the Internet is first and foremost a matter of awareness—knowing what dangers lurk and how to safeguard against them. Cybersecurity software can help protect against some threats, but the most important safety measure is communicating with your children.
Romance scams lead to the largest per-person losses of any Internet fraud, with the average victim losing more than $100,000. Here’s a quick look at the anatomy of a dating scam, and how you can avoid fake romance.