Discarded Phones A Potential Gold Mine For Identity ThievesConsumers search, send and store too much personal information on their cell phones.
Experts: How Smart-Phone Apps Collect Your Personal InformationCBS 2's Mai Martinez has an eye-opening look at the dangers lurking in apps.
Target: Up To 110M Customers Affected By Data BreachCongressman Luis Gutierrez said Friday’s revelation that nearly 70 million American shoppers were the victims of a data breach at Target stores serves as proof more vigilance is needed all around to protect our private information.
Parents Want To Block CPS From Sharing Kids' Records With National DatabaseThe head of a Chicago parents group was warning parents the Chicago Public Schools system plans to upload personal student information into a national database.
Man Finds Sensitive Employee Data In File Cabinet He Bought From SearsA Chicago man said Sears is lucky he's honest; otherwise, the retailer could have exposed hundreds of its former employees to identity theft.
Online Lottery Sales Begin, But Some Worried About PrivacyIllinois is making gambling history. Good or bad, depending on how you feel about playing the Lottery, we now can buy tickets with a few clicks of a mouse. That means no more waiting in line at a convenience store. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey has more details on a surprise Lottery players might get by deciding to go buy their tickets online.
How To Protect Yourself When Trading In Your Smart PhoneFor many of us, smart phones are our lifelines to the world, and most of us are constantly looking for the latest models. But could donating or trading in the old ones be a risky move?
Privacy Fears Erupt Over SpokeoSome Web users are complaining about privacy concerns over the website Spokeo, which allows users to see satellite photos of people’s homes and other personal information just by typing in a name.