Tag: identity theft

During week three of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the campaign focuses its attention on preventing identity theft and other cyber crimes. To minimize your risk of identity theft, the Federal Trade Commission recommends that you:...

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your name, your Social Security number, or some other personal, financial, or medical information without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes. Online threats like phishing, malware, or hacking...

An unexpected message from the IRS could be a tip off that an identity thief is misusing your Social Security number. Contact the IRS if you receive a notice that: more than one tax return was filed using your Social Security number IRS...

A minor distraction is all it takes for a laptop to vanish. If it goes missing, all the valuable information stored on it may fall into the hands of an identity thief. Keep these tips in mind when you’re out and about with your laptop: Do...

Your identity's been stolen! Luckily, this time you just need to correctly answer some questions on protecting your identity to get it back.

You've already lost one laptop, Agent Smith. Your job's on the line if it happens again. Make wise choices this time, and it's mission accomplished.

Here’s how to prevent a thief from snatching your laptop — and all the valuable information it houses.You can order free bookmarks to put in your neighborhood library, local business, or anywhere!

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