We all know the feeling. You have just found the perfect new car, in your price range, with all the features on your wish list. However, the day is just beginning as the next few hours will be spent negotiating with the dealership and signing dozens of documents to complete the financing and transaction.
A new phishing and social engineering scam has emerged. Scammers are targeting companies and causing internal data, including employee credentials (logins and passwords) to be compromised and ultimately exposed.
As we become more reliant on technology, such as a smartphone, we open ourselves to different forms of identity fraud. According to a 2012 Javelin Strategy and Research study, social media users are twice as likely to become a victim of identity theft as people that do not utilize social media. Additionally, smartphone users have a 33% higher risk for identity theft than the average consumer.