ID Theft

New Phishing Scheme Tries to Exploit Personal Information by Mimicking Employer

March 15, 2016
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New Strain of Fraud Targets W-2s Through CEOs and CFOs Attorney General George Jepsen, Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan and Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris are warning consumers about a new W-2-themed phishing scheme that targets employees and even Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in an attempt...

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Americans Not Doing Enough to Protect Their Privacy Online

November 18, 2015
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By LowCards.com Nearly every American consumer (98%) believes they are creating safe passwords, but a recent study shows that only 6% are actually doing so. The study by Avast, a company specializing in PC and mobile security, is surprising since 69% of respondents say having others access their personal information is one of their...

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Fingerprint Security Introduced for Bank of America Mobile App

September 17, 2015
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By LowCards.com Nearly half of mobile device owners in America have used mobile banking at least once in the last month, according to a recent study. But with this usage comes one major concern: the security of such transactions. Bank of America is trying to address that concern with biometric technology. Soon you’ll be...

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A New Way to Protect Against Identity Theft

August 2, 2015
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By LowCards.com Another day and another data breach. Actually, two of them. Trump Hotel Properties and Harvard University both announced recently they had possible breaches of their databases, exposing customers and students to identity theft. Significant data breaches are happening almost every week, and that may have you wondering if you are a victim...

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