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.
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.
Health care workers are charged with running a scheme in which they persuaded homeless and poor people to get medical testing with promises of free shoes.
Five states file lawsuits intended to shut down a massive alleged newspaper and magazine subscription scam that solicited millions of consumers nationwide.
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.
GNC reaches an agreement with New York's attorney general that puts in place rigorous testing of nutritional supplements sold in its stores and online.
A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government says.
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.
Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail time as part of a nationwide scam.
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.
The scam started with a 30-second political survey that segued into a call pitching cruises, hotels, excursions and other travel packages.
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.