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Privacy & Security

New era of credit scores trouble privacy advocates Protect Your Rights & Identity November 8, 2011
Some of the major credit bureaus are finding new ways to slice and dice your information that will be a…
Websites sharing your info is more common than previously thought Mobile & Electronics October 17, 2011
Popular websites you might use everyday are collecting visitor info and sharing it with marketing partners more often than you…
Child identity theft is a growing problem Protect Your Rights & Identity September 6, 2011
I'm getting more and more questions about identity theft as it pertains to children, so I want to make one…
Clark Howard’s Featured Videos Clark on Demand August 26, 2011
Monitor what’s being said about you on the web Mobile & Electronics August 8, 2011
The Internet world is one that has a lot of promise but also a lot of anarchy. I've found out…
A Free Credit-monitoring Service
A Free Credit-monitoring Service Protect Your Rights & Identity July 28, 2011
Are you thinking about paying for credit monitoring and/or identity protection? Don't do it! There's a company offering basic monitoring…
A Free Credit-monitoring Service
Russian ATM eliminates identity theft Protect Your Rights & Identity July 22, 2011
A Russian bank is testing a new ATM that's designed to completely eliminate identity theft. The ATM has a built-in…
A Free Credit-monitoring Service
U.K. cell hacking scandal has lessons for America Mobile & Electronics July 21, 2011
The ongoing tabloid scandal in Great Britain involving tapping into cell phone voicemails provides a warning for business people and…
Tax return check theft scam
Tax return check theft scam Scams & Rip-Offs July 19, 2011
I.D. thieves stole a record amount tax info from citizens last year, and along with it, their tax return money.…
Tax return check theft scam
New technology helps reduce identity theft Protect Your Rights & Identity July 15, 2011
The makers of a plug-in device that allows merchants to accept credit cards on the go has come up with…
Tax return check theft scam
Supreme Court rulings favor free speech over privacy Protect Your Rights & Identity June 30, 2011
Two recent Supreme Court rulings show that privacy is more rhetoric than reality in our nation. In the first decision,…
Limit your ability to be tracked on the web
Limit your ability to be tracked on the web Mobile & Electronics May 26, 2011
As you surf the web, people are spying on you all the time. How would you like to make it…
Limit your ability to be tracked on the web
Electronics makers, rental chains spying on us via our gadgets Protect Your Rights & Identity May 5, 2011
I love my electronic gadgets but I don't like what they're capable of doing sometimes. Gizmos can spy on us!…
Limit your ability to be tracked on the web
Sony data breaches affect more than 100 million people Protect Your Rights & Identity May 4, 2011
If you use a Sony PlayStation console, you may be part of one of the biggest data breaches in history.…
Limit your ability to be tracked on the web
Your smart phone could be compiling a dossier on you Mobile & Electronics May 2, 2011
Your smart phone may be compiling a dossier of info on you by tracking your location, search history and more…
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores Protect Your Rights & Identity April 27, 2011
Sometimes I prove to be very naïve. I confessed to my naïveté recently when I said I used to be…
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores
Vanguard experimenting with new voice-recognition system Protect Your Rights & Identity April 4, 2011
Vanguard is experimenting with a new voice recognition system to identify customers who want to do transactions with the discount…
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores
Commerce Department proposes single login for all your accounts Mobile & Electronics February 14, 2011
Tired of having too many usernames and passwords for different sites? The Commerce Department is proposing a single method of…
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores
Neuromarketing helps develop targeted messages for ads Protect Your Rights & Identity February 7, 2011
I used to love to participate in focus groups. Because of what I do for a living, I can't do…
TSA introduces new, more discreet X-ray scanner software
TSA introduces new, more discreet X-ray scanner software Travel February 3, 2011
I cannot tell you how much anger I've heard from frequent travelers about the new X-ray full body scanners in…
TSA introduces new, more discreet X-ray scanner software
Protect Kids’ Privacy Online/Remove Tracking Cookies Privacy & Security October 15, 2010
Protect your children on the internet A recent Wall Street Journal investigation revealed that websites geared to children are more…
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