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October 26, 2011

Betty Chan-Bauza, Identity Theft 911

Most people have done it—taken a time-out from surfing the Web to type their own names into the search engine. For many, the impulse is driven simply by curiosity. What results come back about me? But for savvy Internet users, the check-ups are a regular part of managing...

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October 21, 2011

Want to know an easy way to make yourself a prime target for identity theft or collection scams? Apply for a bad credit loan online. Once you’ve applied, your personal information can be used by or sold to anyone, anywhere in the world. This is National Protect Your Identity Week and avoiding online loan scams is one way to do that.

At Credit.com, we’ve received hundreds of complaints over the years from consumers who are being harassed by bogus debt collectors...

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October 20, 2011

To celebrate National Protect Your Identity Week and Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Identity Theft 911 has provided tips for tech-savvy teens to stay out of trouble online.

Parents can’t supervise their kids around the clock, but they can instill important lessons and safety tips into their teens’ fast-moving minds. So how can you protect your fiercely independent, world-...

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October 20, 2011

By Ondrej Krehel, Identity Theft 911

Call them digital ninjas.

Hackers have created a new cyber-superweapon designed to gather information that would enable a future attack, Symantec reports . The new...

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October 19, 2011

 

For National Cybersecurity Awareness Month we've flagged our top 10 don'ts for businesses that want to maintain network security. From password faux pas to lax login habits, stay away from these bad practices.

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October 18, 2011

By Ondrej Krehel, Identity Theft 911

Ever take a long awaited vacation and sit down to order your first Mai Tai, only to find your credit card has been locked? Ever felt excited to make a major online purchase—plasma and 3D!—only to find it didn’t go through?

Inconvenient? Sure, but these measures...

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