New credit cards with embedded chips won't help much with fraud, according to a Walmart executive, because U.S. banks took an implementation short cut.
Two former federal agents are charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road.
Worried about re-using the same password too many times? Tech experts agree that traditional passwords are annoying, outmoded and too easily hacked.
More than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government's digital spies, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. Here's how you can.
The IRS identifies the tax scams most likely out to get you, the innocent American, via phone calls, emails and marketing pushes.
Banks are reportedly getting hit with a growing number of fraud cases involving Apple Pay, though the reports have more to do with identity theft.
Bank fraud has become a common problem for consumers. Here are five ways to protect yourself from criminals who are out to drain your account of money.
Filing taxes online is easier for many, and it makes stealing information easier for thieves. Here's how to stay safe and what to do if you're compromised.
Freezing your credit means your credit report can only be accessed with a personal identification number. You can thaw the freeze as needed.
Tens of millions of children may become victims of identity theft after the security breaches at health insurer Anthem. Here's what you need to know.
There is a simple and quick way that you can protect your hard-earned dollars and your identity from cyber-theft.
The U.S. government is creating a new agency to monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of risks.
You'd think there would be a better way of protecting online accounts than using low-tech passwords. Unfortunately, there isn't.
Anthem warns U.S. customers about an email scam targeting members whose personal information was suspected to have been breached in a massive cyberattack.
TurboTax, the country's most popular tax preparation software, halted processing state tax returns for 24 hours because of a spike in fraudulent filings.
Several states are investigating a massive cyberattack on Anthem that a person familiar with the matter said is being examined for possible ties to China.
Health insurer Anthem says hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to the personal information of its customers and employees.
An Amazon.com site, MyHabit, is accused of selling real fur that were advertised as faux, according to a report by the Humane Society.
Frauds involving online sales generated the most complaints in 2014 to the National Consumers League.
President Barack Obama vows to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea and scolds the company for caving in to threats.
The scam starts with a pitch for a customized letter from Santa. It ends with you losing big time.
President Obama recently told prominent CEOs that he wants to work with them to overcome stagnant wages.
The FBI warns businesses that hackers are using software to launch a destructive cyberattack, following a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures.
The holy grail for identity thieves is a Social Security number. Here's why and how you need to protect yourself and what to do if your identity is stolen.
The targets of the scam are typically people selling things online that have significant value, like a car or a boat.
Hackers have drained some Hilton HHonors accounts and even used associated credit cards to steal more.
A cyberattack penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before it noticed, a probe finds.
In a first for the FTC, it's taken action against an online dating business, JDI Dating, that used fake profiles to entice people into buying memberships.