Researchers are coming to new conclusions as they dig into the question of what makes some people and not others fall victim to fraud and online scams.
The Obama administration says it has strengthened consumer privacy protections on the government's health insurance website as a new sign-up season nears.
Websites should be obligated to comply with requests to remove information under certain circumstances.
Experian says a massive data breach exposed sensitive personal data of some 15 million people who applied for service with T-Mobile US.
How vulnerable is your financial and personal data to an attack? Experts weigh in and provide insight into how you can protect yourself.
U.S. banks are rolling out what they say are more 'secure' credit cards. But are the cards as safe as some banks and card carriers claim?
Several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to the most basic hacking attempts, a report finds.
Credit cards offer many conveniences and protections, but there are times when it's best to keep the plastic tucked away. Here are 10 such scenarios.
Thousands of people signed up for infidelity website Ashley Madison in the last week, Avid Life Media says, even after hackers leaked its clients' data.
It appears there's a new hacking scandal every few weeks, leading folks to wonder if anything can ever be secure. Here's what recent hacks have taught us.
Hackers claim to have exposed data on millions of spouses who signed up to the cheating website Ashley Madison.
Experts warn of an epidemic of card skimming, with losses in the billions. Here's what you need to know to protect your bank balance.
Get ready for voice identification, fingerprints and iris authentication. Banks are turning to more sophisticated technology to thwart cyberattackers.
From medical bills to travel expenses, here's a rundown of which purchases should be put on your credit card - and which should be left off plastic.
Con artists aren't just for the movies. Here's how to keep your retirement account from falling victim to the budding Frank Abagnales of the world.
Robocallers still are a big nuisance, and you have to work overtime to stop them from hurting your serenity and finances.
Security researchers discover a flaw in the way popular mobile applications store data online, leaving users' personal information vulnerable to hackers.
Carrying around your debit and credit cards to make your daily purchases from coffee to lunch to parking is easy, but the convenience could spell trouble.
China-based hackers are accused of breaking into networks of the government personnel office and stealing information of at least 4 million federal workers.