Archive for: December, 2012
Robert Siciliano - IDTheftSecurity.com - Boston | 19/12/2012 | 1340 views
Natural disaster scam: Sadly, scammers seem to come out of the woodwork during a natural disaster such as Hurricane Sandy to catch consumers when they’re in a panic, looking for answers, and when they’re most vulnerable.
People should not click on links or respond to phishing e-mails for relief donations that ask for credit card number...
Robert Siciliano - IDTheftSecurity.com - Boston | 14/12/2012 | 1740 views
There are two kinds of identity theft you must protect yourself from:
New account fraud: Refers to financial identity theft in which the victim’s personal identifying information and good credit standing are used to create new accounts, which are then used to obtain products and services. Stolen Social Security numbers are often used to comm...
Robert Siciliano - IDTheftSecurity.com - Boston | 14/12/2012 | 1645 views | 1 comment
Teens are spending more and more time online these days and while the Internet offers a variety of benefits it can also serve as a dangerous space –and not just in America. According to Exploring the Digital Divide study that examines teen online behavior, teens oversees and in the US are continually finding ways to hide their online activity...
Robert Siciliano - IDTheftSecurity.com - Boston | 09/12/2012 | 1140 views
Holiday shopping is easy, convenient and it can be secure too. Here are 10 tips to a secure online shopping experience during the holiday season:
Avoid spoofed websites. Common sense says any time you receive an offer via an e-mail automatically be suspicious. The same goes with offers via tweets and messages received in any social media site.
Robert Siciliano - IDTheftSecurity.com - Boston | 03/12/2012 | 997 views
In a world where a Twitter tweet can be heard around the world instantly, a friend’s video on YouTube can go viral overnight, and you can speak to anyone online across the globe without using a phone, it seems backwards that the local hospital may still be keeping your medical information in a filing cabinet. This situation is starting to cha...