Identity Theft

Why Haven’t Mobile Payments Taken Off (Yet)?

October 17, 2016 We’re approaching a decade since Apple launched the first iPhone in 2007, a massive leap in the evolution of smartphones that led to handheld, internet-connected computers ending up in the pockets of more than 200 million Americans. After the launch of the iPhone, the promise of smartphones as a mobile wallet was widely […]

Child Identity Protection for Every Age

Your little bundle of joy could start life off deeply in debt and you might not even know it. Some lenders require a social security number with a clean credit history, but don’t necessarily check that the borrower’s name matches the number, so thieves can get away with using social security numbers that aren’t assigned […]

What is Black Market Value of Stolen Credit Card Info?

September 8, 2016 Major security breaches have become too common of a story, with retailers and websites hacked with alarming frequency. It has become so common that it can often take a fairly egregious breach – think SONY in 2014, or Target in 2013 – for something to become a high-profile news story. Stealing and […]