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Identity Theft Tops US Consumer Complaints in 2013

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Every year the Federal Trade Commission collects data on consumer complaints in the United States. For the 14th consecutive year identity theft is once again at the top of the chart of most reported consumer complaints. According to the FTC consumers lost $1.6 billion due to various forms of ID theft. From a total...

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Smartphone Use Linked to Increase of Identity Theft

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We all have mobile phones these days. Frankly, most of us can’t even picture our lives without them anymore. Using cell phones for making calls and sending an occasional text message doesn’t necessarily put you at a high risk of identity theft, but nowadays with the increasing popularity of smartphones, we use them for...

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Playstation Network Hack and Identity Theft Issues

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The news about the severe security breach that occurred a few weeks ago were covered by almost all news and media both online and offline, so you’ve surely heard something about it already. It’s one of the greatest successful hacks in recent history in which many personal details about 77 million people around the...

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Top 10 Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

Top 10 Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

Below you’ll find our selection of the top 10 ways you can prevent identity theft. Make sure you read them all and try to remember and apply these tips in your everyday life. 1. Don’t give out your social security number This is the most basic thing: you never want to give out your...

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