Privacy & Identity Protection

Identity theft has evolved far beyond just credit card fraud and unfortunately is a rapidly growing crime. McAfee Identity Protection blogs cover preventative measures related to scams, phishing, and ransomware. Read the latest blogs for tips to protect your identity and privacy.

Yahoo! Hacked: 15 Tips To Better Password Security
In light of the Yahoo Voices hack where 450,000 passwords have been compromised, it’s time again to...
On July 9th Millions May Lose Access To Internet
As reported in March, the FBI has uncovered a network of rogue DNS servers and has taken...
‘Flame’ Has Been Lit in Cyberspace – What Consumers Should Know
This week, a new complex malware, known as Flame or Skywyper, was uncovered and has reportedly affected...
How Do I Protect Myself When Using Wi-Fi?
Wi-Fi is everywhere. Whether you travel for business or simply need Internet access while out and about,...
Social Networking Security Awareness
One in five online consumers has been a victim of cybercrime in the past two years. Social...
Security Threat Concerns ATM Industry
Today, there are over 2.2 million ATMs worldwide, and by 2015 there will be around 3 million....
Fake AntiVirus Pop Ups, Mac Edition
I often hear Mac users say “Oh, I don’t have to worry about viruses. I have a...
Most Unwanted Criminals: Phishers, Shoulder Surfers and Keyloggers
McAfee’s most unwanted criminals have included pickpockets, Trojan viruses, and ATM skimmers, dumpster divers, spies, and wireless...
Lawmakers Push To Shield Last 4 Social Security Numbers
Most of us have become accustomed to giving out the last four digits of our Social Security...
Social Security Numbers Easily Cracked
It is easier than ever to guess or predict an individual’s Social Security number, which puts us...
Lost or Stolen Mobile Devices Can Lead to Identity Theft
We lose stuff. You put something down, you get distracted, you forget about it and it’s gone....
The 6 Types of Identity Theft
#1 New Account Fraud Using another’s personal identifying information to obtain products and services using that person’s...
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