An estimated 630,000 social security numbers (SSNs) on non-profit organizations' tax returns— Form 990s—have been posted online by charities and the IRS since 2001, leaving unprotected consumers at risk of becoming identity theft victims, say the result of a research by Identity Finder.
Javelin Strategy & Research reports an increase of more than 500,000 fraud victims to 13.1 million people in 2013.
The smaller business workplace has transformed into a mobile-enabled, agile, and satisfying environment, but one where the workforce is acutely aware and worried about the threat to their personal online information, an independent study funded by GFI Software has revealed.
Despite a huge increase in shopping on mobile handsets, shoppers do not have security in place to protect the identity and credit card data stored on the devices, according to Tripwire.
PrivacyGuard released the results of a survey aimed at observing and identifying a number of online behaviors that consumers willingly partake in that could put them at risk of fraud and identity theft.
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