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Happy Holidays and Thank You From Robert Siciliano

31 December 2010  |  3419 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

25 years ago I was in a situation where I needed some help. A man appeared out of nowhere and seemed to have sensed my desperation and offered assistance. I accepted. Up until that day “It was all about me”. When I asked why he stopped to offer assistance and go out of his way as he did, he simply said, “Sometimes people just need help” That simp...

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Hacking Wireless for Identity Theft

28 December 2010  |  4947 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The ability to connect wirelessly has a lot to do with the indispensability of the Internet in our daily lives. Wireless Internet is available in our homes, offices, cafes, restaurants, parks, hotels, airports, cars, and even airplanes. The mobility factor allows us to work anytime, anywhere, on numerous devices. “Being connected” is at an all-tim...

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Online Shoppers Concerned About Identity Theft

13 December 2010  |  6337 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Shopping online is unquestionably more convenient and efficient than traditional commerce. But is it safer? We face risk everywhere we go. We risk car accidents on the way to the mall. Muggers and thi...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Twitter Crime on the Rise

09 December 2010  |  3007 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Twitter is now beginning to see a substantial rise in active users. A recent report found that the percentage of Twitter users who have tweeted ten or more times, have more than ten followers, and fo...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Top 5 Vishing Techniques

07 December 2010  |  6381 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

“Vishing” occurs when criminals call victims on the phone and attempt to lure them into divulging personal information that can be used to commit identity theft. The name comes from “voice,” and “phis...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How Much Longer Does the Magstripe Have?

06 December 2010  |  2472 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Every U.S.-based credit card has a magnetic stripe on the back. This stripe can be read and rewritten like a rewritable burnable CD, using card burners that are easily available online. The simplicity...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Supercookies: What Websites Know About You

01 December 2010  |  3683 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most major websites now install cookies on your computer, which track what you do online. Over time, these cookies develop a profile, which becomes your digital fingerprint, to a certain extent. You ...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

What Security Issues Should You Worry About?

22 November 2010  |  2718 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

First thing I tell my seminar attendees is “The chances of anything bad ever happening to you is very slim. So don’t worry about. However you should still put these systems in place.” Are you a helico...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

CO. Supreme Court Using a Stolen SS Number is Not ID Theft

16 November 2010  |  3228 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I feel like my head is going to explode. The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled “that using someone else’s Social Security number is not identity theft as long as you use your own name with it.” The def...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Using Video To Catch a Nasty Neighbor

15 November 2010  |  2945 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Living in the Northeast has its pros and cons. We have the four seasons, great food, entertainment, sports, everything is at your fingertips, and for me it’s where business gets done. Drawbacks includ...

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