What Hackers Want More Than Your Credit Card Number

Identity Theft

What Hackers Want More Than Your Credit Card Number

What Hackers Want More Than Your Credit Card Number

Account takeover fraud — which occurs when a cybercriminal gains unauthorized access to an online account — is growing rapidly, a new analysis by a major Canadian cybersecurity company shows. Vancouver, British Columbia-based NuData Security, which predicts and prevents online fraud, analyzed more than 15.7 million login interactions from May through June and identified 882,340… Read More

Will Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit?

Mortgages

Will Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit?

Will Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit?

Shopping for a home loan means getting your credit pulled. There’s no way around it. Without taking a look at your credit report, most lenders won’t be able to complete your pre-qualification, much less pre-approve you to purchase a home. Granting a lender permission to pull your scores – and, yes, they do need your… Read More

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