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  • Worried about Russian hackers? Take these personal-data precautions

    Worried about Russian hackers? Take these personal-data precautions
    Hackers have struck again. This time, a Russian hacking ring has allegedly stolen more than a billion online user names and passwords, including more than 500 million email addresses. They are believed to be selling those data to third parties on the...
  • Getting control of the mortgage after divorce

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Could you tell me what constitutes a legal mortgage? I live in Florida and I have clear title to my home. The homeowner's insurance policy and property taxes are in my name. I got the house and my ex-husband got the...
  • What to do if you think Russian hackers stole your login, password

    What to do if you think Russian hackers stole your login, password
    A ring of Russian hackers have allegedly stolen more than a billion online user names and passwords, including more than 500 million email addresses. They are believed to be using that data to spam Internet users. It's unclear which websites the Russian...
  • Are you a Target shopper?

    Are you a Target shopper?
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is advising Target customers about how to protect themselves after a theft of consumer information from 40 million debit and credit cards used at the retail chain was reported. She says Floridians who used their...
  • Clear your cache: Websites store personal data on your Web browser

    Clear your cache: Websites store personal data on your Web browser
    Sensitive financial and healthcare information is stored on Web browsers, making it easily accessible to hackers, a new analysis has found. Web browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer – often save images and other content on...
  • Your credit file can be a matter of life and death

    Your credit file can be a matter of life and death
    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a...
  • Glendale resident discovers he had died years ago, according to credit file

    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a couple...
  • The 'income verification' myth buried in the shutdown deal

    The 'income verification' myth buried in the shutdown deal
    The glittering new deal to end the government shutdown/debt ceiling crisis has one tiny sop to the Republicans. Let's hope they don't break their arms patting themselves on the back about it. The sop is a provision to tighten "income verification" for...
  • Target says data breach is far larger than first estimated

    The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer. The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
  • 2 arrested in connection with Target hack

    2 arrested in connection with Target hack
    Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards. The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
  • Home equity lines due for reset may be looming financial disaster

    Home equity lines due for reset may be looming financial disaster
    WASHINGTON — Could the real estate market be heading for a new financial storm? Maybe. Some mortgage and credit experts worry that billions of dollars of home equity credit lines that were extended a decade ago during the housing boom could be...