New email scam looks like it came from the Internal Revenue Service. It might trick you into providing your name, social security number or more. Learn how to protect yourself from this and similar scams.
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Industry trade group doesn't see the need to ensure accuracy of the data its members sell or the damage it could cause to consumers, job seekers, etc.
Warns companies to align their online privacy practices with their policies.
Website locks up your computer and demands money to unlock it, or you'll face criminal charges.
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Illegal online use of personal information is rising sharply this year, according to a report by Experian.
2012 Could See 400% Rise
New figures from Experian CreditExpert’s web monitoring service show that in the first quarter of 2012, identity thieves traded more than 12 million pieces of information online illegally.