If protected health information falls into the wrong hands, it could result in costly medical identity fraud that hurts both patients and insurers.
A recent report from Gemalto detailed the top breaches from the first half of 2015 and showed that identity theft is a prevailing trend in cybercrime.
Tax refund fraud is catching the attention of cybercriminals, who are committing identity theft to claim a piece of this billion-dollar industry.
According to a recent study, even though banking ID theft is on the rise, the number of banking customers victimized and the total cost are down.
Though medical identity theft has become a major issue in recent years, many people are not aware of how catastrophic a breach could be for them.
Child identity theft is the darker side of synthetic identity fraud and can have a detrimental effect on a child's future if it goes undetected.
Synthetic identity theft fraudsters apply for credit directly with a lender, use the authorized user provision of a credit card account and furnish data.
IBM has uncovered a new SpyEye configuration. The Trojan targets users of two leading European airline travel websites.