Three letters may spell trouble for you in the coming shopping season: CNP, which stands for Card Not Present. And experts warn it's about to explode.
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.
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.
Several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to the most basic hacking attempts, a report finds.
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.
The FBI charges U.S. stock traders and Ukraine hackers made as much as $100 million in illegal profits after stealing confidential corporate press releases.
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.
It's fairly easy to do some homework and determine how a charity spends your donations, but frauds still manage to take in millions each year.
Get ready for voice identification, fingerprints and iris authentication. Banks are turning to more sophisticated technology to thwart cyberattackers.
With Whole Foods Market overcharging customers in New York City, according to investigators, learn how to avoid getting ripped off at the grocery store.
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.
The company that markets 'As Seen on TV' products reaches a settlement with New Jersey officials who said it made it difficult for customers to get refunds.
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.
The FCC wants to help cell and landline phone companies block unwanted calls and text messages. Find out more about the proposal.
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.
Utility bills are a notorious place for financial bleeding. Keep an eye out for these common ways that you might be overpaying every month.
More than 100,000 taxpayers had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds.
The government has charged four cancer charities with misusing more than $187 million in donations. Two agree to be dissolved and two to fight the charges.
A bourbon theft ring operated for years as a lucrative business and began to unravel only when stolen barrels were discovered behind a shed.
The National Consumers League said it has seen a sharp rise in pet adoption scams. Families are losing lots of money and never getting their pet.