Posts Tagged ‘internet identity theft’

Be Smart Than Identity Theft by Amy Wells

Friday, April 15th, 2011

By having sufficient information about identity theft, you are able to avoid becoming a victim of this crime.

Based on that statement above, knowing about identity theft is the greatest method to guard your self against this severe crime.

Now what’s identity theft all about? Generally speaking, identity theft is a criminal offense where a felony uses an additional person’s identity and individual (more…)

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How Phone Verification Fights Identity Theft by Alexa Foster –

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Just like anything on Earth modern society has some kind of balance. So on one hand we have a progressive electronic community and on the other hand we have army of internet criminals whose both work and fun consists of so called identity theft.

As the main weapon of a scammer is his anonymity the main purpose of a Site Owner consists in confirmation of Users identity.

There are some methods (more…)

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Consumer Beware… Identity Theft Tools & Techniques – free article courtesy of

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Consumer Beware… Identity Theft Tools & Techniques
 by: Elizabeth Ward

The Tools Used In Identity Theft

Identity theft is very quickly becoming the crime of choice for thousands of criminals worldwide. With online Internet access to just about any kind of database you want becoming easier and easier to acquire, the crime of Identity Theft is becoming so easy, a child could do it, if they are (more…)

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9 Sensible Steps To Prevent Identity Theft BEFORE It Happens – free article courtesy of

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

9 Sensible Steps To Prevent Identity Theft BEFORE It Happens
 by: Marige O’Brien

Unfortunately, identity theft has become the crime of the new millenium. Though credit card companies and various agencies work to prevent it, it is, ultimately, the responsibility of each individual to take their own precautionary measures against this crime. Fortunately, there are some simple changes that can (more…)

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Preventing Identity Theft: Protecting Customer and Employee Private Information by Donna Ray Chmura

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Identity theft occurs when someone uses personally identifying information, such as Social Security numbers or credit card numbers, without permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. Thieves obtain this personally identifiable information by going through business trash, intercepting credit card information, “pretexting” or “phishing” to obtain personal information under false pretenses, or hacking (more…)

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Protect Yourself From Debit Card Or ATM Card Identity Theft by Leon Edward

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

With identity theft on the rise, it is necessary to be aware of how thieves operate and what you can do to protect yourself. This article will deal specifically with these issues regarding debit cards and ATM cards.

With ATM and debit cards, it is the PIN that poses the risk for identity theft. An identity thief can illegally obtain your PIN and gain access to your bank account using three primary (more…)

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Identity Theft And The Internet – free article courtesy of

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Identity Theft And The Internet
 by: James H. Dimmitt

LexisNexis, a provider of personal and financial data, recently reported that the personal information of as many as 310,000 people nationwide may have been stolen. This figure is nearly 10 times higher than the original figure disclosed last month by the company.

ChoicePoint Inc., another consumer data collection service, stated 145,000 (more…)

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Don’t Fall For The Latest Internet Identity Theft Scam – free article courtesy of

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Don’t Fall For The Latest Internet Identity Theft Scam
 by: Tim Knox

Q: I use PayPal to accept credit cards for my online collectibles business. I recently received an email that my PayPal account was going to expire in five days if I didn’t click a link in the email and give them my PayPal account information. Being naturally paranoid I decided not to give this information and I’m happy to say (more…)

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Preventing Identity Theft – free article courtesy of

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Preventing Identity Theft
 by: Gary Gresham

Preventing identity theft is never foolproof but here are some good tips that will make it more difficult for anyone to steal your personal information.

The first and most important step for preventing identity theft is keeping a close watch on all of your personal information and your credit report.

Check your credit reports from all three bureaus (more…)

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