11/25/2008 - Consumers are getting jitters over sharing personal information with retailers. More than half of Canadians surveyed resist automatically providing personal information such as their name, address, and phone number when asked by retailers, according to a Canadian government report.
10/28/2008 - This month, the Federal Trade Commission’s “red flag” rules to prevent and mitigate identity theft in financial institutions go into effect. Find out more about identity theft and the program on the FTC’s Web site.
10/28/2008 - A federal district judge has ruled that four Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees may sue the government after it compromised their personal data. The TSA lost a hard drive containing personal and financial information on 100,000 employees.