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Debit cards: signature or PIN what's what?

28 December 2013  |  3133 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

What kind of debit card do you have? The two types are direct debit cards and deferred debit cards. Direct debit Use of a PIN (personal identification number), which the bank issues or you choose. Card purchases require entering the PIN, and money is taken out of your checking account on the spot. PIN-based transactions cost retailers less to proc...

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Isis mobile wallet goes live

22 December 2013  |  2682 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Isis Mobile Wallet allows you to make purchases with your phone—a technology that just went live. Just wave your Isis-compatible smartphone at select cash registers to buy soda or taxi service, via Isis’s near-field communication technology. (iPhone compatibility with NFC will come later on.) Incentives Customers of Isis Mobile Wallet can use My C...

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Managing your digital afterlife

21 December 2013  |  1758 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Ever thought of who’d get your assets should you meet an untimely death, or even if you’re 99 and sensing that the time to check out is very soon? You may know whom you want to receive your assets, bu...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

8 tips to prevent post holiday credit card fraud

18 December 2013  |  9631 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With your cards being used online, over the phone and in person it’s easy to lose track of purchases. The key is keep good records and be diligent about your security. Here are eight great tips that w...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Child identities need more legal protection

16 December 2013  |  1214 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Identity theft can involve children. In fact, it’s a growing problem. The thief takes a child’s Social Security number and either uses their name or assigns it to a different name and always changes t...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

What is a data breach and how do I protect myself?

09 December 2013  |  1560 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When protected, sensitive or confidential data is accessed or used by someone without authority, this is a data breach. This can involve any kind of data such as personal health, financial, or busines...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

100 person identity theft ring busted

07 December 2013  |  1583 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

This year, one of the biggest identity theft rings originating from Minnesota was prosecuted—spanning 14 states and involving hundreds of victims. Total theft exceeded $2.5 million, and major retailer...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Digital wallets will save us!

21 November 2013  |  2817 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When you leave your home or apartment in the morning, you might pack up a small bag of whatever you need for the day, which might change daily. But what doesn’t change is the three things you always h...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Should You Post Pictures of Children Online?

16 November 2013  |  1504 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most people give no thought whatsoever to posting pictures of their children online. They are proud of their kids, they love them…so why not show the world how wonderful they are so others can enjoy e...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Data brokers hacked and used for identity theft

13 November 2013  |  2260 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Did you know you can buy Social Security numbers (SSNs) online? It’s legal to do so in most cases, and pretty much anyone who has an internet connection can make a purchase. Information brokers or dat...

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