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Bob Sullivan is a veteran journalist and the author of four books, including New York Times best-sellers, Gotcha Capitalism, and Stop Getting Ripped Off!, and Your Evil Twin: Behind the Identity Theft Epidemic. He worked for News for nearly 20 years, much of them creating and writing the popular blog The Red Tape Chronicles. He’s now a syndicated columnist and independent journalist at covering consumer and technology issues.

Articles by Bob Sullivan

Vital Lessons From the Atlanta Ransomware Attack

April 10, 2018

The Atlanta attack, reportedly the result of malicious software known as “SamSam,” is among the most high-profile ransomware incidents to date. Find out more about the attack and how...

State of Credit: 2017

January 11, 2018

The 2017 Experian State of Credit provides a comprehensive look at the credit behavior of consumers across America to determine the states and cities whose residents have the highest,...

This Is Why It’s So Hard To Stop Financial Crimes

December 12, 2017

Virtually every crime and terrorist activity have a financial component. For many reasons, financial crimes are hard to stop. Read more for the full story.

Senior Scams: Here’s How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

November 22, 2017

Scammers often target the elderly as they're perceived as easy targets. Take a read to learn how you can keep yourself and your loved ones protected.

If You Do This, You Probably Suffer From Money Anxiety Disorder

November 14, 2017

Money issues making you lose sleep? You're hardly alone. Here are some some of sign that you may have money anxiety disorder (MAD) and how to manage it.

How to Stop Identity Thieves From Stealing Your Tax Refund

November 1, 2017

Though tax ID theft is on the decline, there have been a countless amount of victims. As tax season approaches, read to find out how you can stay safe.

What to Do if You Are Infected with Malware

October 6, 2017

Have you been infected with malware? If the answer is yes or if you're not sure, take a read to learn about the steps you can take to protect...

5 Tips to Prepare for a Cyber “Fire”

October 6, 2017

Don't fall victim to a virus infection by malware or ransomware. Read to learn about how you can keep your systems protected and prevent infection.