Having your email account hacked can lead to wire fraud in your bank accounts. Stop using SMS text message security codes for password reset.
Get off SMS text message codes and stop using your phone for login security. Buy hardware tokens and keys to protect your investment accounts and email.
Do this trick when you buy I Bonds and use a secure password stored in a password manager instead of the virtual keyboard on the TreasuryDirect website.
Buy a security key and use it for two-factor authenticatioin with Vanguard. Use a Google Voice number as backup instead of SMS to your real mobile number.
The IRS opened the Identity Protection PIN program to everyone. Sign up to stop someone from filing a fraudulent tax return in your name.
Ally Bank removed the simple online process for early withdrawal from a CD. Now they make it more difficult and force you to call customer service.
Your existing equipment may already support setting up a VPN at home, all for free. Try it before you use a third-party for VPN.
A real life experience of how to get lost or stolen savings bonds replaced.
Take steps to discourage burglaries and reduce the damage in case you get one.
Consumers should play an active role in protecting themselves against fraud.
How to use an inexpensive encrypted USB flash drive for your sensitive documents.
Fidelity’s new service FidSafe offers secure online storage for your financial and legal documents.