04/23/2011 - The number of identity fraud victims in the United States decreased by 28 percent to 8.1 million last year, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. Still, the cost to victims increased, mainly due to the types of fraud that occurred.
The percent drop in the number of fraud victims last year, compared to 2009, according to a Javelin Strategy and Research report. Victims fell to about eight million, down three million from the year before. But out-of-pocket costs for those victimized rose significantly last year, according to Javelin, as criminals are shifting to more damaging, harder-to-detect attacks.
04/23/2011 - A rise in lawsuits aimed at advertisers tracking consumers' buying-habits online has made it even more important for companies to pay attention to what they allow advertisers to do on their Web sites.