Few inventions in recorded history have revolutionized the way we live like the Internet. It has changed the way we communicate and has made thousands of previously slow, complex processes faster and more efficient. Yet, in the course of solving old problems, the Internet—like any invention—has also created new ones. Among the biggest of those problems is the vulnerability of sensitive and/or personal information to a relatively new breed of criminal: cyberthieves. In this report, we’ll discuss both reactive measures and proactive measures you can use to protect yourself and your finances.