For virtually all seniors, social security plays an important role in their financial health and well being. And for savvy computer hackers, it’s a rich target for identity theft and financial scams. A recent report in Reuters describes how the push to encourage seniors to create online social security accounts can be a source of identity theft risk- and that seniors need to take control of this process before scammers take control of their identity. Check out the warnings- and advice- Here. For more general tips on how to protect your personal info and guard against its theft, read this report from US News Here. And did you know that many banks now have systems in place to warn seniors- and their trusted loved ones- when suspicious activity may be spotted in their bank accounts? To find out which bank has been rated best for protecting seniors, and which are the honorable mentions, read the analysis from Money magazine Here.