Payment Card Industry Compliance Report
  • Identity Theft, Internet Fraud

Can you hear me now? Part Two: Verizon Wireless Releases Data Breach Report 2015

At any given time the media is reporting on the latest data breach, whether it is on the fraudsters targeting popular industries such as healthcare, education and government, or potentially an industry that is infiltrated less. Thousands of articles to millions of dollars and a lot of data and reputations harmed in the process, data breaches are becoming more common and a hot topic in the world.

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Identity fraud of millions of OPM employees
  • Identity Theft, Security

How the Government is Recovering from the OPM Data Breach

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has released an in-depth analysis and the severity of two breaches that the department has had. Although we have briefly covered the OPM data breach, regarding the 4 million federal employees affected by the breach, there is new information, which portrays a much larger and widespread effect.

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  • Identity Theft, Security

Uncle Sam Defends its Cyber States

Public and private sectors—no entity is immune to cyber attacks. Recently, the government has been a target for these attacks, including the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) departments. In both situations personally identifying data was compromised from data sources that appeared safe.

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  • Identity Verification, Identity Theft

Identity Theft and Tax Season

As soon as the holidays end mid-January rolls around, many Americans start thinking about the next season falling up on us: tax season. For the majority of people. tax season is mundane. However, for a growing number of Americans, it is the time when they find out they have been a victim of identity theft.

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  • Identity Theft, Internet Fraud

How Are Fraudsters Using the "Dark Web" to Gain Information?

With the growing use of mobile apps and online transactions, more and more personal consumer information is being uploaded. That being said, identity theft and identity fraud are occurring even more than before.

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