1-Click Form Filling with Identities

Save time filling out online forms! Sticky Password Identities give you 1-click form filling and quick checkout when you’re shopping online. Having to retype personal info like your name and address and credit card details each time you sign up on a website or checkout online takes time and can result in mistakes that mean […]

Back to School: Protecting Your Child’s Identity

Most Internet users today are aware of the risks of identity theft that come with sharing too much personal information online. But according to Nasdaq, parents may know that their child’s identity is also at risk. According to the source, the back-to-school season is a peak time for child identity theft. Here’s what you need […]

Ubisoft to Customers Following Data Security Breach: “Change your password”

Gaming company Ubisoft urged its customers to change their passwords yesterday, following a security breach that exposed encrypted passwords, usernames and user email addresses. Ubisoft, the third-largest gaming company in the United States and Europe, said that it reacted instantly to close the breach and that no financial information had been accessed, but nonetheless encouraged users […]

Common Tips Can Help Boost Password Security

Consumers who want to ensure their online security is not in jeopardy must focus on their passwords. If these credentials are not effective in keeping malicious parties from accessing their various accounts, people are more prone to suffering identity theft and other problems if personal and sensitive information is obtained from outside sources. A THV 11 report […]

The Cost of Identity Theft

Consumers who fail to practice effective online security may quickly find themselves victims of identity theft. Passwords are one of the first and most important safeguards for keeping sensitive data safe from malicious criminals. However, many use identical credentials for all of their accounts or fail to ever update these phrases, making them a prime target […]

Lax Social Media Passwords Can Result In Identity Fraud

Social media websites are a hotbed for cybercriminals looking to take advantage of consumers with lax password security. People who participate in these channels on a regular basis may find themselves a victim of identity theft or other fraudulent activity if they are not careful. Members of the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden said that […]

Cyber invasion: How secure are you online? [infographic]

The cybersecurity landscape is a dangerous one, especially for unsuspecting consumers who neglect to update their passwords. How significant is this type of protection? Every two out of three adults who access the internet will be victims of cybercrime in their lifetime. Overall, 44 percent of crimes this type are reported by those between 40 […]

PayPal phishing

Yesterday, I have received an email from PayPal – at least it appeared so at first glance – about limiting my PayPal account and that the PayPal system detected unusual charges to a credit card linked to my PayPal account. Since I found out immediately that it is a phishing email, I want to share […]

Personal Password Security and the Gawker Hack

Yet another password hacking exploit highlights the question ‘how can I protect myself?’ The hack of Gawker (operator of technology sites Lifehacker, Jezebel, Gizmodo, Gawker, Kotaku, Deadspin, io9, Jalopnik and Fleshbot) servers exposed over 1.3 million accounts earlier this week and again brought attention to the vulnerability of even reputable websites. The security breach uncovered […]

Facebook and your privacy online

Facebook is in the headlines again today. The reason, as usual, concerns privacy and the personal data of facebook users. A man named Ron Bowes used a program to scan facebook and collect personal data from user accounts. The catch this time is that the personal data was all publicly available under each user’s profile. […]