Topic: Identity Theft
Credit cards, including US Sen. Daniel Inouye's, were fraudulently used to buy $12,000 in Wal-Mart gift cards, merchandise. Georgia woman charged with using account numbers of credit cards has had her hearing postponed.
10/26/2011 12:22 pm
If you are a Bank of America customer and use your debit card to make purchases, should you jump ship?
10/02/2011 11:00 am
Credit cards rely on old, fraud-prone system in the US. But Visa moves could be tipping point to turn credit cards into smart cards.
09/10/2011 02:06 pm
Hackers allegedly took control of Fox News' Twitter account and posted false messages that President Obama had been assassinated. It's a cautionary tale about social media.
07/05/2011 07:27 pm
Hackers' Apple attack reportedly breaks into a company server to steal usernames and passwords. A group called Anonymous says the hackers' Apple attack kicks off the next round of its "AntiSec" campaign.
07/05/2011 12:07 pm
Anonymous has again embarked on a reign of cyber-destruction – this time targeting several public safety sites in the state of Arizona.
07/02/2011 12:20 am
LulzSec has gained renown on the Internet for hacking the websites of governments and major companies with grin. But their hack of computers in Arizona points to political motivations.
06/24/2011 06:11 pm
Some 200,000 of Citigroup's bankcard customers had their accounts hacked. Most won't be responsible for fraudulent purchases, but cardholders should still take precautions.
06/09/2011 05:46 pm
Debit card fees paid by retailers to banks could plummet next month after the Senate failed to pass a delay Wednesday. Retailers are happy, but that might not help consumers.
06/08/2011 08:17 pm
Identity theft involving tax returns rose fivefold between 2008 and 2010, a new study shows. Taxpayer identity theft typically involves stealing Social Security numbers and filing for refunds early.
06/02/2011 01:49 pm