03 March 2015

Identity Theft Expert

Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

What is Catphishing?

2 hours ago  |  226 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

What is catphishing? It certainly isn’t Garfield lazily sitting in a canoe holding a fishing rod. Catphishing is when a fraudster fabricates an identity and tricks someone via cyber communication into a phony emotional or romantic relationship—usually for financial gain to the scammer—because eventually he’ll hit the victim up for money. But anoth...

Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

15 Top Facebook Privacy Tips

26 February 2015  |  667 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You wouldn’t have to worry about privacy issues on Facebook if you didn’t post sensitive, private information on Facebook…such as information that one day can be used against you. And really, you should share only what you consider “professional” information, even with family. Just stop with the nonsense. At any rate, it’s important to know how to...

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What happens when a Bank Account is hacked?

24 February 2015  |  784 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Who’d ever think that 50 years ago, your money was safer in your bank account than it is today in this “modern” age: remote theft. If you bank with a large or small bank, your account may be at risk b...

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How to build up or rebuild your Credit

11 February 2015  |  686 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

After taking all the necessary steps to Fixing a Credit Report after being hacked, it is then tome to rebuild your credit. Bad credit is bad credit no matter how it happens. No matter how responsible ...

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Fixing a Credit Report after being hacked

04 February 2015  |  1412 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

First off, how NOT to fix a hacked credit report: signing on with a service that promises to correct the problem in a jiffy—a “sounds too good to be true” advertisement. A company that claims they wil...

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Data Breach Aftermath

03 February 2015  |  1200 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Haste certainly doesn’t make waste if you’ve suffered from an entity getting hacked resulting in a data breach. Don’t waste a single minute delaying notifying affected accounts! In the case of a credi...

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Researcher says HTTPS can track You

27 January 2015  |  1321 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Perhaps you’ve read that “HTTPS” at the start of a website address means that the site is secure, encrypted. However, a feature of the HTTPS can track you, says an article at theregister.co.uk. HTTP i...

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Beware of scary WiFi Virus

14 January 2015  |  1498 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s called Chameleon—a computer virus—but maybe it should be called FrankenVirus. You wouldn’t believe what it can do: literally move through the air, as in airborne—like a biological pathogen. And...

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Goodguy Hacker Selling Bad Guy hacks

07 January 2015  |  2058 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Makes you wonder what these guys would have accomplished had they been born during the Renaissance…case in point: Kevin Mitnick, whose genius was so impressive as a cyber criminal (he hacked into IBM,...

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Synthetic Identity Theft hard to detect

23 December 2014  |  1581 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A criminal can do a lot with “only” your Social Security number, says a report from darkreading.com. Okay, so he doesn’t have the name that goes with the number. Big deal—he’ll just make one up to go ...

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