According to digital security firm Symantec, as many as 1.6 million records belonging to several hundred thousand people from Monster.com Worldwide's job search service may have been stolen by the trojan horse Infostealer.Monstres in a...

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A security flaw in the PayPal web site is being actively exploited by fraudsters to steal credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to PayPal users. The issue was reported to Netcraft today via...

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The Web sites look real and the information sought seems justified. But it's really the latest form of e-mail scam, called "brand spoofing," "carding" or "Phishing." The official-looking messages tell recipients that,...

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Thanks to Darren Bolton for this email Imagine Melissa Perenson's surprise when a Good Samaritan suggested by e-mail last week that she withdraw her recent eBay bid for a notebook because the seller...

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People-search and family history Web sites have come under fire from California lawmakers, residents and privacy advocates concerned that personal data available online can be used to aid identity theft. Genealogical Web...

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