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August 29, 2011

Ever contemplate just how much of your sensitive personal information is floating around in cyberspace? Ever wonder how you can mitigate that problem, or prevent it from happening in the first place?  Sarah Downey, a privacy analyst with online privacy company Abine, Inc., joins The Credit Line's Adam Levin to discuss what consumers can do to prevent their sensitive information from...

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August 26, 2011

In an age when identity thieves are on the lookout for personally identifiable information, we need to be all the more careful about storing and discarding our sensitive documents. I’ve written here before about my decision to go paperless. I accomplished this with three tools:

1. A scanner. I got the...

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August 23, 2011

By Ondrej Krehel, Identity Theft 911

Turns out Yale has more than a few Skull and Bones in the closet.

The Ivy League school fell prey to Google hacking, also known as Google dorking, when cybercriminals use Google search functions to access data on the Internet. USA Today's Bryon Acohido has a...

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August 23, 2011

By Betty Chan-Bauza, Identity Theft 911

For identity thieves, Christmas comes about three months earlier than it does for the rest of us.

September—that whirlwind season of back-to-school registration, dorm move-ins, and sports sign-ups—ushers in...

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August 22, 2011

By Brian McGinley, Identity Theft 911

On this blog we’ve talked about security as a path taken, rather than a destination reached. Over the next three posts we’re...

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August 17, 2011

By Victor Searcy, Identity Theft 911

A Florida waitress found a way to get back at mean customers: She used a skimmer to steal their credit card information, make new cards and rack up thousands of dollars in charges at Radio Shack and Walmart—all on their dime.

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