Stocks recovered some ground Monday after a 1.1% jump in retail sales last month. Stronger-than-expected earnings from Citigroup (NYSE:C) helped, too. The Dow jumped 147 points.
According to Pew Research Center, nearly one in five adults has had personal data stolen online as of January -- everything from Social Security numbers to credit cards and bank account information. That’s up from about one in 10 people last July.
The Better Business Bureau is warning about a scam targeting Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) users. You may see a pop-up or email directing you to a fake Netflix log-in page that tells you your account has been suspended and gives you a 1-800 number to call.
If you call, a fake Netflix customer service representative will ask for remote access to your computer. That's when your personal information could be stolen.
Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) is hoping its new vending machine called Freestyle will keep young people interested in its brand. The machine allows you to self-create interesting flavors like the top-selling diet coke with raspberry and coke with orange.