Protect Your Rights & Identity

PassProtect
Simple browser add-on lets you know if your password is safe Protect Your Rights & Identity August 6, 2018
It's no secret that many of the companies we do business with every day aren't doing a great job protecting…
consumer complaint
New list: The biggest consumer complaints of 2017 Protect Your Rights & Identity August 6, 2018
Auto issues topped a new survey of top consumer complaints across the country in 2017, according to the Consumer Federation…
almond breeze recall
Recall alert: Almond Breeze almond milk may contain dairy milk Recalls August 3, 2018
More than 145,000 cartons of Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk are being recalled because they may contain dairy  milk, according…
salad recall
Recall alert: Salads & wraps sold at Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens for possible parasite Recalls August 1, 2018
A broad range of salads and wraps sold at Kroger, Trader Joe's and Walgreens, among other places, have been recalled because…
salad recall
Recall alert: Salads & wraps sold at Kroger, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens for possible parasite Recalls August 1, 2018
A broad range of salads and wraps sold at Kroger, Trader Joe's and Walgreens, among other places, have been recalled because…
goldfish crackers
Recall alert: 3 million Goldfish Crackers for possible salmonella Recalls July 24, 2018
Pepperidge Farms is recalling 3.3 million units of Goldfish Crackers out of an abundance of caution after being alerted to…
ritz crackers
Recall alert: 16 varieties of Ritz Crackers over salmonella fears Recalls July 23, 2018
Mondelez International is recalling select packages of Ritz Crackers as a precaution because of the possible presence of salmonella in…
Man with Financial problems
Here’s how to send a ‘drop dead’ letter to a collection agency Protect Your Rights & Identity July 23, 2018
If you're in trouble with collection agencies, you have strong rights under federal law to prevent those agencies from harassing…
Recall alert: Swiss cake rolls, bread may be contaminated with salmonella
Recall alert: Swiss cake rolls, bread may be contaminated with salmonella News July 20, 2018
A popular sweet treat sold under multiple brand names is being recalled this week due to the possible contamination of…
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How do I collect a small claims court judgment? Protect Your Rights & Identity July 19, 2018
Suing a business or a person in small claims court is often a last resort when you've been wronged as…
ford
Ford recalls 550,000 Fusions and Escapes over roll-away threat Cars July 19, 2018
Ford is recalling more than half a million vehicles in North America because of a problem that could cause unintended…
McDonald's storefront
McDonald’s pulls salads from 3,000 stores after parasite scare Recalls July 16, 2018
McDonald's is halting the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after 100 cases of a parasitic outbreak were linked to…
Kellogg's Honey Smacks
UPDATE: 27 more people sickened by Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, retailers still selling it Recalls July 13, 2018
A month after a voluntary recall was first issued, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says another 27 people have…
Recall alert: More than 200 sickened as Del Monte veggie trays linked to parasite
Recall alert: More than 200 sickened as Del Monte veggie trays linked to parasite Recalls July 10, 2018
An intestinal illness tied to fresh cut vegetables sold in stores has sickened more than 200 people, according to federal…
Recall alert: Wish-Bone salad dressing for undeclared potential allergens
Recall alert: Wish-Bone salad dressing for undeclared potential allergens News July 2, 2018
A popular brand of salad dressing is being recalled because it contains undeclared milk and eggs, the U.S. Food and…
UPDATE: New cases reported in melon-related salmonella outbreak
UPDATE: New cases reported in melon-related salmonella outbreak Food & Restaurants June 25, 2018
UPDATE: Since this recall was first announced, the CDC says 10 illnesses were added to the investigation. Two more states,…
3 things to know about Google’s new privacy and security features
3 things to know about Google’s new privacy and security features Protect Your Rights & Identity June 22, 2018
After public outcry in response to high-profile data breaches and the Facebook data scandal, tech companies are finally starting to…
How to avoid becoming the victim of credit card fraud
How to avoid becoming the victim of credit card fraud Money & Credit June 22, 2018
In 2017 alone, hackers stole 14.2 million credit card numbers in data breaches, according to Experian. With more than 1,500…
Cell phone fraud warning: How to avoid becoming a victim
Cell phone fraud warning: How to avoid becoming a victim Protect Your Identity June 18, 2018
It's safe to say that cell phones have become must-have gadgets for most of us these days. Because criminals know…
QT PumpShield
This gas station chain can shut down card skimmers in just seconds Protect Your Rights & Identity June 15, 2018
QuikTrip has a new solution to stop card skimmers at their pumps in seconds and protect you when you fill…
UPDATE: 27 million user accounts breached in Ticketfly hack
UPDATE: 27 million user accounts breached in Ticketfly hack Protect Your Identity June 7, 2018
Ticketing website Ticketfly is back online after being hacked last week in a high-profile data breach. It was initially reported that “thousands” of…
6 common password mistakes & how to avoid them
6 common password mistakes & how to avoid them Protect Your Rights & Identity June 5, 2018
Internet passwords have come a long way over the years. It used to be quite common for people to use…
Report: Facebook shared your data with 60+ device makers, including Amazon & Apple
Report: Facebook shared your data with 60+ device makers, including Amazon & Apple Protect Your Rights & Identity June 4, 2018
To ensure better data protection for consumers, most websites have updated their privacy terms in line with the European Union's new cybersecurity…
Hormel recalls 220,000 pounds of Spam and other canned meats
Hormel recalls 220,000 pounds of Spam and other canned meats News May 27, 2018
There's a recall that Spam lovers will want to know about! Hormel Foods is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork…
T-Mobile website data breach exposed customer addresses, PINs
T-Mobile website data breach exposed customer addresses, PINs Protect Your Identity May 25, 2018
T-Mobile may bill itself as the "Un-carrier" because it bucks customer-unfriendly practices in the wireless industry, but it looks like…
Consumer Reports releases list of worst vehicles
Recall Alert: Nearly 5M Jeep, Ram, Chrysler and Dodge vehicles may have cruise control defect Cars May 25, 2018
If you're gearing up for a Memorial Day weekend road trip, we've got a breaking auto recall you'll want to…
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever Scams & Rip-Offs May 22, 2018
A member of Team Clark got a text from a friend of hers recently telling her about four phone calls…
Recall alert: 308,000 lbs of hot dogs, sausages could contain undeclared soy
Recall alert: 308,000 lbs of hot dogs, sausages could contain undeclared soy News May 17, 2018
A popular brand of ready-to-eat hot dogs and sausages is being recalled because of "misbranding and an undeclared allergen," according…
Recall Alert: Harbor Freight Tools chainsaws due to ‘off’ switch fail
Recall Alert: Harbor Freight Tools chainsaws due to ‘off’ switch fail News May 15, 2018
More than 1 million chainsaws sold at national tool discount and equipment retailer Harbor Freight Tools are being recalled this…
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Chili’s data breach: Here’s what we know so far Protect Your Identity May 14, 2018
Restaurant chain Chili's has announced that a portion of its restaurants were affected by a newly discovered data breach for…