A Canadian MP who chaired the House of Commons committee on the Equifax breach says the credit bureaus are failing to protect consumers from fraud. Bob Zimmer says it’s time for regulation to allow consumers to freeze or lock their credit files.
There are risks when buying a used cell phone. Everything may check out but you could end up with a phone that is useless. It happened to a Vancouver man who got caught up in an identity theft scam and got stuck with a stolen phone.
There are a number of high-tech devices on the market designed to make your life easier. But if you’re confused by all of the new gadgets, Consumer Reports has put together a crash course on how to buy and connect these devices.