Your online accounts, computer, and phone hold a lot of your personal, financial, and health information. Information that’s valuable to you — and to scammers who try to steal it. Here are five things to do to keep hackers out of your accounts and your personal business.
Did Spectrum or another provider call with an offer to lower your monthly TV, cable, or internet bill in exchange for a pre-payment or fee? It wasn’t them. It was a scammer, and you’re not alone.
Not sure which sources to trust when you're online? These browser extensions can help you figure out how to detect misleading articles and untrustworthy websites.
Hackers know a secret many of us share: we reuse passwords. Don’t. That’s one takeaway from the FTC’s case against online alcohol delivery platform Drizly. Here’s what to do after a data breach and why.
What should I do if I get a call claiming there's a problem with my Social Security number or account?
If there is a problem, we will mail you a letter. Generally, we will only contact you if you have requested a call or have ongoing business with us. The latest scam trick of using robocalls or live callers has increased.
Browser fingerprinting is a sneaky way advertisers and others track you online. We explain how this surveillance technique works and what you can do to protect your privacy.
Attackers are getting more creative by the day. It's more important than ever before with so many bad actors out there to make all of your accounts ultra-secure. That means that using some method of multifactor authentication (MFA) is in order.
A phishing campaign is impersonating the US Social Security Administration (SSA) in an attempt to steal Social Security numbers, according to researchers at INKY.
Approximately 70 million Americans will see a 8.7% increase in their Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments in 2023. On average, Social Security benefits will increase by more than $140 per month starting in January.
Researchers at Vade warn that an email phishing campaign is informing users that their Instagram account is eligible to receive a blue verification badge. If a user clicks the link, they’ll be taken to a spoofed Instagram login page designed to steal their credentials.
People are telling us they’ve gotten emails warning that their sensitive personal information is being sold in the shadowy marketplaces of the dark web. Some emails list the stolen information, like all or part of the person’s Social Security number, date of birth, and driver’s license number.