For a few sites, if you stop paying for the service, the site cuts ties fairly quickly. Even after you follow all the required steps, some sites never quite leave you alone, with vestiges of your relationship around forever.
No matter what you call it—deleting, canceling, removing—when you want to be rid of an online account, many sites don't make it easy.
His username is found in the source code of Kaptoxa, the malware program that hackers used to to gain access to Target's point of sale systems and steal the credit card data.
A 2013 investigation by journalist Brian Krebs led him to discover a man living in Ukraine who may be Rescator: Andrey Hodirevski.
In at least some cases, members reported that they received emails addressed to other people that contained the last four digits of other users' account numbers, raising concerns that their accounts had been hacked.
And despite this age group’s relative digital savvy, far fewer (only 4 percent of teens) use an electronic form of payment such as Apple Pay or Google Wallet.
We'll spell out the differences for each account, as needed.) Also, sometimes legality prevents a service from deleting everything you've posted publicly in the past, so remnants of your time there could remain in perpetuity.
This list includes the big-name sites most people use.
Costco's marriage to Visa has been rocky pretty much from the start — and this weekend shoppers faced a new problem, despite assurances that issues in the relationship were being ironed out.
On Friday evening, a number of Costco members received emails from Citi, the issuer of the new Visa-Costco credit card, alerting them that their credit card accounts had been closed.