20 December 2014

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Social Media Identity Theft leads to Arrest

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Are you one who believes you’re too smart, too savvy, to get your identity stolen in the social media world? Nobody thinks this will happen to them, and Stephanie Francis, 24, was no exception to that way of thinking. A report from firstcoastnews.com that the Jacksonville, Florida woman claims her identity was stolen—on social media of all places...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Card Company's boosting Payment Security with Mobile

18 December 2014  |  901 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Whoever thought that one day, paying with green paper would be viewed as primitive as a horse and buggy? We seem to be getting closer to that time, especially since the security of making payments via smartphone is always being improved. One way is with fingerprint scanning. Some smartphones already have this biometric feature. But what about cre...

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Chip and PIN, will It save Us?

17 December 2014  |  858 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Many Americans, says a recent survey by Gallup, worry about a data breach connected to the use of their credit cards. Interestingly, many people use a credit card for everything under the sun: even ju...

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Chip and PIN vs. Chip and Signature Cards

08 December 2014  |  1300 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The planet’s most powerful nation is sure backwards when it comes to the payment card industry: Why has America been using 1970s technology as of the posting date of this article? That magnetic strip ...

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How to win the War on Phishing

04 December 2014  |  1427 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A phishing attack is a trick e-mail sent randomly to perhaps a million recipients, and the thief counts on the numbers game aspect: Out of any given huge number of people, a significant percentage wil...

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10 tips to Secure Passwords

20 November 2014  |  1220 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Ever wonder just how hackers bust into systems and cause destruction? One reason is because people are still using weak passwords. While your pet’s name and wedding anniversary dates are easy to remem...

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Expect all Free Mobile Apps to leak your Data

04 November 2014  |  1406 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mashable.com says that recently over 98,000 photos have been leaked from Snapsaved.com, which has shut down. The Snapchat app makers won’t take any credit, even though previously, 4.7 million phone nu...

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What is Criminal Identity Theft?

31 October 2014  |  719 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Identity theft gets all kinds of buzz in the news. It’s not hard to see why—in 2012, over 16.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft. What most people don’t know is that identity theft is m...

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2 Ways to Prevent Military Identity Theft

24 October 2014  |  680 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

You’d think that servicemen and women would be better protected than civilians from identity theft, but their risk is higher, since their Social Security numbers are used so often and also abroad. In ...

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8 Tips to Credit Card Security

03 October 2014  |  2330 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Despite the fact that tens of millions of consumers were hit by the numerous big breaches, and tens of millions more by less sensationalized breaches, you can still take the reins and yield some prote...

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