identity fraud

  • LinkedIn is better than Facebook (for identity thieves looking for rich victims)

    Posted March 13, 2012 - 4:14 pm

    A new study found LinkedIn is becoming a richer hunting ground for identity thieves looking for wealthy victims. No matter which network they're on, Facebook and LinkedIn users make things too easy by posting birthdays, names of pets and other answers to common security questions.
  • Operation Phish Phry defendants found guilty

    Posted March 31, 2011 - 8:03 pm

    Five members of the online bank-theft gang caught by an international investigation called Operation Phish Phry face more than 30 years in prison in some case after being found guilty in federal court in Los Angeles.
  • Identity fraud climbed 12% last year

    Posted February 10, 2010 - 10:18 am

    Identity fraud struck an estimated 11.1 million adults in the United States last year, according to new data from Javelin Strategy & Research.

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