Monthly Archives: October 2013

Are You Leaving Yourself Open To Social Media Identity Theft …

This is a guest contribution from Amy Johnson. Social media has become incredibly popular. Many people have accounts on sites … Source: http://www.problogger.net/archives/2013/10/29/are-you-leaving-yourself-open-to-social-media-identity-theft/

Workshop offering tips to prevent identity theft – SALVEtoday

Representatives from Sovereign Bank/Banco Santander will present an identity theft workshop at noon Friday, Nov. 1. Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources, the workshop will be held in the Ochre Court breakfast  Source: http://today.salve.edu/workshop-offering-tips-to-prevent-identity-theft/

Preventing Identity Theft | DoDLive

Identity theft can not only hurt you, but also your family and your command. In the digital age, your personal identifiable information can be accessed by seizing information in the cyber realm. In years past, predators who  Source: http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2013/10/preventing-identity-theft/

Survey: Medical identity theft a growing problem | Crain’s Detroit …

Medical identity theft is a growing problem, but many of the victims know the thief and do not want to report him or her, says a survey released Thursday. The number of victims affected by medical identity theft increased by an  Source: http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130912/NEWS/130919932/

Langley Mounties warn of identity theft after stolen mail found – BC …

When Mounties responded to a motor vehicle collision in the early morning hours they weren't expecting to discover a large amount of stolen mail. Source: http://globalnews.ca/news/926193/langley-mounties-warn-of-identity-theft-after-stolen-mail-found/

xkcd: Reverse Identity Theft

Reverse Identity Theft. |< · < Prev · Random · Next > · >|. Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/1279/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reverse_identity_theft.png. Selected Comics. Search comic titles  Source: http://xkcd.com/1279/

3 Identity Theft Horror Stories That Will Make Your Toes Curl – by …

According to a 2012 study cited by Forbes magazine, one in every 20 adults has been affected by identity theft — a number that industry watchdogs only expect to rise going into 2014. In the U.S. alone, the FTC hears from  Source: http://www.dumblittleman.com/2013/10/3-identity-theft-horror-stories-that.html

Experian Caught Selling Data to Identity Theft Service – Threatpost

The credit bureau Experian appears to have sold an unknown amount of highly sensitive personal information to a Vietnamese national who maintained an online identity theft service, according to a long-running investigative  Source: http://threatpost.com/experian-caught-selling-data-to-identity-theft-service

Calif. AG offers medical identity theft prevention tips …

Kamala D. Harris, California Department of Justice AG, recently wrote a report that includes medical identity fraud avoidance tips for healthcare organizations. Source: http://healthitsecurity.com/2013/10/22/calif-ag-offers-medical-identity-theft-prevention-tips/

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft With Free Shredding Event …

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft With Free Shredding Event. Wednesday October 16, 2013. Citizens can shred and recycle confidential documents and materials this Saturday. 2013 Metro Shredding Event Citizens can protect themselves  Source: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/SolidWaste/News/10-16-13-shredding+event.htm