Why Your Smartphone Could Betray Your Identity

In our post today, Intersections’ Consumer Security Adviser, Neal O’Farrell shares his insights on the recent identity theft report released by Javelin Strategy & Research. Hackers, identity thieves, and scam artists follow the crowds. This is why there are more attacks targeted at Windows PCs instead of Macs, and endless scams focused on social networking […]


Identity Fraud Rose in 2011, Based on Findings from the Recently Released 2012 Identity Fraud Report by Javelin Strategy & Research

According to the recently released 2012 Javelin Strategy & Research Identity Fraud Report, the number of identity fraud incidents increased by 13 percent in 2011, totaling 11.6 million adult victims. The report also found that certain social media behaviors and increasing number of data breach incidents contributed to the overall amount of identity fraud instances […]


A Look at the Numbers in the Latest Identity Theft Survey

Neil O’Farrell, Intersections Consumer Security Adviser is back today with insights about the 2011 Identity Fraud Survey from Javelin Strategy and Research. In case you haven’t heard the good news, identity theft is not just down, it’s down dramatically. According to the annual Identity Fraud Survey Report just released by Javelin Strategy & Research, the […]