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February 6, 2012

Meeting the April 17 income tax deadline might be the least of your worries.

In recent years, the IRS has seen a significant increase in the number of fraud cases involving identity theft, according to Steven Miller, IRS deputy commissioner for services and enforcement.

Tax fraud...

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February 6, 2012

by Adam Levin

Last week was a pretty good one for the notion of privacy in America, which has increasingly become forlorn and tattered as a result of the advancement of digital technology. First, the Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Jones that warrantless GPS tracking of a criminal suspect by the FBI was unconstitutional, and then later in the week Google announced its new...

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February 1, 2012

By Eduard Goodman, Identity Theft 911

In case you haven’t heard, Google wants to make life simpler by moving to one companywide privacy policy.

Yes, tha's right. The company that started out as a little search engine has grown into a behemoth that dabbles in...

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January 27, 2012

By Matt Cullina, Identity Theft 911

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Of all the things you pray you never lose, I’ll bet your library card isn’t one of them. Wha's the worst that could happen?

Last summer, a California woman found out – to the tune of $643. Someone used her card to check out books,...

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January 26, 2012

The Stop Online Piracy Act, and its sister legislation in the Senate, the Protect Intellectual Property Act caused quite a stir in Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Washington. The two bills were intended to put a hard stop on theft of intellectual property on the Internet, by means that are controversial in terms of...

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January 26, 2012

Identity Theft 911 Chief Privacy Officer Ed Goodman speaks to AM Best about the risk companies face when handling sensitive customer data.  He also provides tips for consumers affected by the Zappos breach.

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