E-commerce Fraud Is On the Rise, Experian Report Finds

E-commerce fraud has risen since last year, with fraudsters adapting their methods in the face of new technology designed to thwart their thievery, credit bureau Experian reports.

According to Experian, fraudsters continue to migrate their activities online as more merchants switch to EMV terminals and consumers receive chip-and…

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How Pet Food Is Made: The Industry Speaks

The Pet Food Institute wants you to know how much care goes into the making of your pet’s favorite foods – and they’ve produced a video to walk you through the process.

It makes sense for the industry-funded group to go on a P.R. offensive. After all…

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Redeeming Credit Card Rewards, or Not

A shocking number of Americans have never redeemed credit card rewards. What’s going on?

A new study from Bankrate found that around three in 10 credit cardholders (31%) have never redeemed credit card rewards.

The survey found that cardholders typically gravitate to one extreme or the other, redeeming their…

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American Wants Better Cyber Security, Accenture Finds

More than three-quarters of U.S. citizens (79 percent) are concerned about the privacy and security of their personal digital data, and almost two-thirds (63 percent) say they would feel more confident if the government agencies and service providers with which they interact had stronger data-privacy and…

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Social (Media) Security

Have you changed your social media passwords lately? Have you ever changed them?

Considering how much social media hacking there is these days, it’s amazing how careless we are with the most basic aspects of social media security.

Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) software, recently polled…

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