Did you recently get a notice that says your personal information was exposed in a data breach? Did you lose your wallet? Or learn that an online account was hacked? Depending on what information was lost, there are steps you can take to help protect yourself from identity theft.
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Chargeback fraud, also known as friendly fraud, occurs when a consumer makes an online shopping purchase with their own credit card, and then requests a chargeback from the issuing bank after receiving the purchased goods or services.
Card-not-present fraud involves the unauthorized use of a credit or debit card number, the security code printed on the card, and/or the cardholder’s address to purchase products or services in a setting in which the customer and merchant are not interacting face-to-face.
Look beyond traditional network security and incorporate protection against malware and exploits that pass through PCs and mobile devices when users browse the Internet, send or receive email and download applications.
Mass marketing and other types of fraud schemes are characterized by the use of false promises of cash prizes, services, goods, or good works in exchange for fees, donations, or purchases. If you believe you have been a victim, take these steps.