In November 2015, InfoArmor identified the GovRAT malware that possessed advanced cyberespionage functionalities and documented these findings in the GovRAT Intelligence Report. Research indicated that GovRAT and the bad actors involved were targeting government and military assets. InfoArmor alerted the identified agencies and targets in order to prevent data exfiltration and to collect actual and […]
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Hacking creates a dilemma for operators of other popular consumer web services. They can require all users to change their passwords, and risk losing some users. If they don’t force password changes, users’ accounts could be hacked.
Tax day means profits to tax scammers. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission reported that tax-related identity theft was one of the most common forms of identity fraud. For five consecutive years, tax fraud has been on the rise and at the top of the fraud complaint list.
We are under attack. Billions of records are being breached. Anonymity doesn’t exist. Tax fraud is on the rise. Medical histories are public record.
A recent report called “The Fraudsters’ Playbook” detailed the most common ways that thieves recommend stealing an identity.
A recent survey estimated that last year identity theft affected over 13.1 million Americans. That would equate to a new victim of fraud every two seconds. This is the second highest number of estimated victims in one year and can be attributed to a spike in the number of existing card fraud cases.
InfoArmor was selected for the prestigious Mercer Marketplace Private Benefit Exchange.
Tax return thieves use someone else’s Social Security number to file for a tax return for themselves, often even resulting in the victim’s wages being garnished for taxes the thief owes. It can be a lengthy process to convince the IRS that your have been a victim of identity theft and the money they believe you owe is not your responsibility.