Fraud detection systems can lock accounts when people travel, but location-sensing smartphone software now can help approve a legitimate transaction.
Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.
In honor of Valentine's Day, Google is treating owners of its most popular streaming device to $6 in movie rental credits for Google Play.
The carrier will also offer up to $350 per line to T-Mo subscribers to cover costs related to switching networks.
The carrier's "Smartphone Equality" initiative is meant to reward customers who pay their bills on time with deals ordinarily available only to those with solid credit.
The identities and motives of Lizard Squad members, who claim to be behind gamers' holiday-break headache, take center stage now that the services have been restored.
The controversial tech entrepreneur offers hackers vouchers for his own Mega service in exchange for restoring services. It appears to have worked.
Keep your credit card details away from prying eyes and avoid fraudulent transactions with these tips for shopping online.
Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.
After setting up the service weeks ago, I promptly forgot about it. Then this happened.