Comcast says it's not to blame after 200000 user accounts were put up for sale …

Comcast says it's not to blame after 200000 user accounts were put up for sale …

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Comcast says it's not to blame after 200000 user accounts were put up for sale …
The company said it will not offer credit monitoring to affected customers because Comcast itself was not hacked. Selling personal information on the Dark Web is a burgeoning business. In a report last month, McAfee labs said the price for stolen …
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Gone phishing at Sprouts: Grocery chain faces massive data breach

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Gone phishing at Sprouts: Grocery chain faces massive data breach
Think big businesses are the only ones targeted for cyber crime? Think again. Even grocery outlets can be targets of data breaches, as is the case for Sprouts Farmers Market. Store employees are struggling after a data breach stole their personal …
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Visalia ranks “bad” on credit score

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Visalia ranks “bad” on credit score
… elevated credit standing will be yours to enjoy. Odysseas Papadimitriou is CEO of the personal finance website WalletHub, which offers free credit scores, full credit reports and 24/7 credit monitoring. He previously worked as a senior director at …
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OCC Fines HSBC Bank $35 Million Over Credit Card Add-Ons

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OCC Fines HSBC Bank $35 Million Over Credit Card Add-Ons
April 13 — HSBC will pay a $35 million fine and offer restitution for allegedly charging customers for credit monitoring services they didn't receive under a settlement with a federal regulator. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency found the …
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Evanston provides a year of free protection services, monitoring to employees …

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Evanston provides a year of free protection services, monitoring to employees …
Marty Lyons, Evanston's chief financial officer, speaks at a City Council meeting Monday. Lyons said Evanston would provide a year of free identity theft insurance and credit monitoring to employees whose tax information was mishandled in the mail.
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Data Breach? Consumers Are Forgiving, According To Cybersecurity Survey; Most …

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Data Breach? Consumers Are Forgiving, According To Cybersecurity Survey; Most …
And 62 percent of consumers said they accepted offers of free credit monitoring after a breach, a surprising finding that counters claims that consumers are experiencing “breach fatigue” — a phenomenon where customers become desensitized to the loss …
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Japanese Toyota Production Resumes After Steel Factory Explosion

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Japanese Toyota Production Resumes After Steel Factory Explosion
Toyota announced early this month that it would be halting production for six business days and a Sunday, following a January explosion at Aichi Steel Production. Aichi serves as a key steel supplier for Toyota's factories in Japan, and with the steel …
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CreditWise Is the First App to Offer Free Credit Monitoring

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CreditWise Is the First App to Offer Free Credit Monitoring
Earlier this month, Capital One became the first U.S. bank to offer free credit monitoring through a mobile app called CreditWise. The Virginia-based company launched the free app after the success of CreditTracker, a free credit tracking tool rolled …
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US comptroller fines HSBC Bank USA $35 million over credit-monitoring product

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US comptroller fines HSBC Bank USA $35 million over credit-monitoring product
WASHINGTON The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on Wednesday said it had fined HSBC Bank USA $35 million and ordered the bank to make restitution to harmed customers. The office said that between January 2004 and May 2012 …
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Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy

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Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy
If a card doesn't report to at least one of the three major credit bureaus, positive activity on your account — such as making payments on time and keeping your balance low — won't improve your credit score. The more bureaus a card reports to, the …
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Should you buy credit and identity theft monitoring?

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Should you buy credit and identity theft monitoring?
Credit monitoring is a job you can do yourself if you're willing to take the time. If all you want is to chart your progress as you try to build or rebuild your credit, doing it yourself has never been easier. Federal law requires each of the three …
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Your Credit Score: What It Is and Why It's So Important

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Your Credit Score: What It Is and Why It's So Important
Universities might be places of higher learning, but students certainly aren't getting an education in basic financial skills. More than half of college students can't define a credit score and many know little about maintaining or building consumer …
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What to expect from your identity monitoring service

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What to expect from your identity monitoring service
When you sign up for LifeLock, credit monitoring is just the beginning. LifeLock has plans that also monitor other places that thieves might misuse your information, such as your bank accounts, black market sites, payday loan companies, public court …
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Banks now giving customers access to credit scores for free

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Banks now giving customers access to credit scores for free
The increased availability of free FICO scores could mean decreased revenue for the three main credit agencies — Equifax, TransUnion and Experian — that sell credit scores, credit monitoring and credit reports to consumers. The agencies' main source …
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Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek church hosts craft and bake sale

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Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek church hosts craft and bake sale
You have a chance to get some last-minute holiday shopping done and enjoy traditional Greek sweets at an upcoming holiday craft and bake sale. The event will be held at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 1 Brookhaven Dr. Saturday, Dec.
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Tax forms for more than 2500 GCI employees stolen in email scam

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Tax forms for more than 2500 GCI employees stolen in email scam
GCI is providing affected employees with two years of credit monitoring, identity theft counseling and other services, and identity theft insurance. The company is urging employees affected by the attack to notify the IRS that their W-2s were compromised.
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Campus alerting 80000 individuals to cyberattack

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Campus alerting 80000 individuals to cyberattack
The campus is providing potentially impacted individuals with one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft insurance, along with resources to assist them in monitoring their accounts for any suspicious activity. In today's cyber security …
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How to Avoid Being a Victim of Tax-Time Identity Theft

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How to Avoid Being a Victim of Tax-Time Identity Theft
Consider signing up for a credit monitoring program. If you've been a victim of tax-time identity theft, there's a good chance your information may be used for other forms of fraud as well. Credit monitoring programs can alert you to potential problems.
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What to Do When a Family Member Steals Your Credit

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What to Do When a Family Member Steals Your Credit
Read More: How to Use Free Credit Monitoring Tools. Known as “familiar fraud,” this type of identity theft is more common than you may realize. Family members make up 30% of all identity thieves. It's only natural, when you think about it. After all …
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UPDATE: Lanes reopened after fatality causes delays, cancellations on GO …

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UPDATE: Lanes reopened after fatality causes delays, cancellations on GO …
Councillor Thompson looking for $25-million cut to Toronto police budget · Police searching for suspect after man shot in Flemingdon neighbourhood · Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft · Skating, hot chocolate and more at Phin Avenue …
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IRS: 390K More Victims of IRS.Gov Weakness

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IRS: 390K More Victims of IRS.Gov Weakness
The agency said it also is offering free credit monitoring through Equifax for affected consumers, and placing extra scrutiny on tax returns from citizens with affected SSNs. The criminal Get Transcript requests fuel refund fraud, which involves crooks …
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A Quick And Easy Way To Help Protect Your Identity

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A Quick And Easy Way To Help Protect Your Identity
While you may not be willing to shell out for a credit monitoring service just yet (one reason to do so would be if you are about to apply for a mortgage and don't want to deal with any last-minute snafus), there is an easy way to keep tabs on your …
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Brexit vote would affect UK's top credit score, says Standard & Poor's

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Brexit vote would affect UK's top credit score, says Standard & Poor's
The UK would lose its top credit score if the public voted to leave the EU in the 23 June referendum, ratings agency Standard & Poor's said in a fresh warning on Thursday. The only big credit ratings agency to award Britain the highest AAA ranking …
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Free credit monitoring: It's worth every penny

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Free credit monitoring: It's worth every penny
Which is why offering free credit monitoring for one or three years is merely an autonomic and useless gesture. Even when the motivation for ID theft is to establish credit, it's useless. Frank Abagnale, the famous fraudster-turned-cybersecurity and …
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How to Get a Loan After Bankruptcy

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How to Get a Loan After Bankruptcy
Yes, a bankruptcy is going to damage your credit score. But, “assuming you don't get into more trouble after the bankruptcy, your score is actually rebounding from the time you file,” Paperno said. And having all those debts discharged may make you …
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SIU investigates after man, 31, shot during altercation with police at Jane …

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SIU investigates after man, 31, shot during altercation with police at Jane …
The provincial Special Investigations Unit works at the scene of a police-involved shooting on Coquette Road in the Jane Street and Sheppard Avenue area on Friday night. next play/pause pre 1/1. North York Mirror. The province's Special Investigations …
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Free credit monitoring for jail inmates due to error

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Free credit monitoring for jail inmates due to error
(AP) — Dozens of inmates at a northern Wisconsin jail are eligible for free credit monitoring because their personal information was accidentally posted online. Vilas County sheriff's officials say the Social Security numbers and other personal …
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