Very effective Social Engineering Scams

It’s amazing how ingenious cybercriminals are, but the victims also need to take some responsibility for falling for these ruses, especially when the victim is a business that has failed to train its employees in cybersecurity measures.Ransomware...more

How to build up or rebuild your Credit

After taking all the necessary steps to Fixing a Credit Report after being hacked, it is then tome to rebuild your credit. Bad credit is bad credit no matter how it happens. No matter how responsible you are with your money, you won’t get a loan if there’s no evidence of this. The evidence comes from having credit. You need to show lenders you can be trusted. ...more

10 Tips to avoid Scams when traveling

Vacationers and tourists provide a vast feeding ground for all sorts of crooks: from the simple pick-pocketing specialist to the hotel room burglar to the e-thief: credit card skimming and computer crimes. You can even have your identity stolen while sunning on that white beach.Avoid Traveling Scams with These Tips...more

Credit Card Fraud booming

Online credit card fraud is flourishing, according to the U.S. Retail Fraud Survey 2014. One of the reasons is because online sales are ever on the increase, currently accounting for 6 percent of total sales, says the report, the most extensive of its kind. The projection is that within three years, retailers will be getting 15 percent of their sales online....more

Prepaid Cards risk of Fraud

Somewhere out there is a dictionary that when you look up the term wire money, the definition says scam! Even though legitimate money-transfer businesses exist like Western Union, a request to wire money for that new car or vacation package is most probably a rip-off....more

Beware of 5 Summertime Scams

The Better Business Bureau says beware of big summertime scams: five in particular....more

13 ways Protect your Credit Cards from Fraud

Here are a number of ways you can protect your credit cards from fraud....more

Credit Card Fraud Security Bleak

The U.S. is no Superpower when it comes to card payments: the card hacking headquarters of the world.Don’t count on credit card fraud going away too soon. After all, Americans practically sleep, eat and breathe credit card use. And it’s those doggone magnetic strips on the cards that keep getting consumers, retailers, banks and the card companies in a fix. The strips make it so easy for hackers—and they know it....more

Credit Card Theft increasing for Banks and Retailers

2013 was the year of 740 million records involving data breaches. And that number may be erring quite on the conservative side, according to the Online Trust Alliance. The records come from a list on the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Chronology Data Base....more

Watch Those Corporate Card Statements to Prevent Credit Card Scams

Charges on corporate credit cards can often go unnoticed even when employees are submitting expense reports. Especially if the charges are small....more
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