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May 27, 2016
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Authorities arrested five people in Miami accused of tricking 1,500 victims into paying a total of $2 million to the IRS they didn’t owe, part of a far-flung tax scam that, so far, has netted criminals $36.5 million. The suspects, all Cuban nationals, were charged with wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. They falsely impersonated IRS agents, Treasury Department authorities said, demanding money from their victims and telling them they would be arrested if they didn’t wire payments...

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May 25, 2016
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Your identifying information is valuable to identity thieves who aim to use it for profit.

Find out which personal information is the most valuable, learn the telltale signs of fraud, and discover how to protect yourself in our latest infographic.

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May 25, 2016
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By Roger Yu

Payroll. Customer relationship management. Employee benefits.

These are a few of the common cost-of-doing-business functions most companies must expense and which many have chosen to outsource.

You can add network security to that list. In the digital age, all companies must come to grips with rising exposures to criminal hacking; and many,...

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May 25, 2016
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By Pierluigi Stella

The sheer idea of hacking into a network and stealing data is based on being stealthy. Hackers are really good at that.

The revelation last week that the password breach first reported by LinkedIn in 2012 was, in fact, much bigger than anyone thought, proves the point.

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May 23, 2016
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Quickly, what was your LinkedIn password in 2012? OK, now think of every password you have set at every service you use and make sure that LinkedIn password isn’t reused anywhere.

If ever you needed a reminder not to reuse passwords, here it is. We knew that LinkedIn got hacked in 2012, but at the time, we thought “only” 6.5 million passwords had been taken. Now, we learn the real figure was...

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May 20, 2016
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A “debt collector” call can arrive at any time for just about anyone. Even if you’ve never missed a payment on a bill. There’s only one way to protect yourself: Know what questions to ask.

Debt collector telemarketing scams are incredibly persistent because they work. “Debt collectors” can sound scary, and when they catch consumers at the right time, they can quickly trick people into paying up before they realize what’s happened.

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