Uber: No Evidence Hackers Took Rider Credit Card Numbers An outside cyber security firm hired by Uber after a massive data theft found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by two hackers.
Richmond Woman Arrested For Berkeley Lockerroom Thefts A 32-year-old Richmond woman has been arrested for a series of lockerroom burglaries at Berkeley health clubs and using stolen IDs and credit cards for fraudulent purchases.
Uber Reveals Cover-Up Of Hack Affecting 57M Riders, DriversHackers stole the personal data for 57 million Uber customers and drivers over a year ago, the ride-hailing company said Tuesday.
South Bay Man Accused Of Stealing Over $80,000 In ChecksSanta Clara County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on suspicion of numerous offenses, including identity theft, after he was found with more than $80,000 in stolen checks.
White House Adviser: Phase Out Social Security Number As IDWhite House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said Wednesday that using a person’s Social Security number as an identifier or access control is “just a horrific idea.”
Credit Card Skimmers Found At Antioch Gas StationPolice are urging Antioch drivers to check to their credit and debit card accounts after officers found six skimmers at a Valero gas station Thursday.
Antioch Ex-Cop, Wife Plead Guilty To Tax Fraud, Identity Theft ConspiracyA former Antioch police officer and his wife have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a tax fraud conspiracy involving $720,530 worth of stolen U.S. Treasury checks, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
How To Protect The Data You Think You've Wiped From Old CellphonesIf you’re considering selling, trading or donating an old cellphone, you may be handing over more than you think.
U.S. Postal Service Offers Preview Of Mail Delivery To Cut Down On Identity TheftThe U.S. Postal Service is seeking to cut down on identity theft with a new program that gives customers a preview of the mail headed their way, so they can alert authorities if the mail doesn’t arrive.
Police Discover ATM Skimmer Device At Pacifica 7-11 StorePolice discovered and removed a "skimmer" device from an automated teller machine at a convenience store in Pacifica.
Con Artists Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the United States has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year. That is up 16 percent from 2015.
IRS Delaying Tax Refunds To Millions Of Low-Income FamiliesThe IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity theft and fraud.

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