ID Theft

Major Data Breaches of 2014

January 5, 2015
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By LowCards.com A year ago, the country was rocked by the Target data breach. Previously, consumers rarely thought about the security on their credit or debit cards. But all that changed when Target reported that 40 million debit and credit card numbers had been stolen during the holiday shopping time last year. Little did...

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Many Americans Fail to Protect Themselves from Identity Theft

November 3, 2014
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By LowCards.com A new report from AARP shows Americans are not taking the proper steps to protect themselves from identity theft. Approximately 12% of Americans 18 years of age or older have been the victims of identity theft within the last 12 months. In addition, 41% have been notified by a company they work...

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10 Reasons Why Apple Pay is Far Superior to CurrentC

October 31, 2014
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By LowCards.com Apple Pay was introduced just 10 days ago, but one thing is becoming very apparent: Apple Pay is far superior to CurrentC, the planned payment system run by a multi-billion dollar consortium of retailers known as MCX. Both Apple Pay and CurrentC are payment systems that allow consumers to pay for goods...

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How to Protect Yourself after a Data Breach

October 30, 2014
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By LowCards.com Data breaches have become a huge concern in America over the last year. Since Target’s massive breach in late 2013, major retail chains seem to be getting hacked on a regular basis. American banks and retailers are working to enhance their security systems, but your card may still be at risk for...

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