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February 28, 2006

Identity Theft: So You Gave Your Information to a Phisher -- Now What?

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft Once You've Given Your Information Away

So you received one of the convincing phishing emails or phone calls and you accidentally gave your personal information to a phisher. Now is not the time to panic. You need to act and you need to act quickly.

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February 27, 2006

Credit Card Security Code ID Theft Scam

ID Theft: They Don’t Always Need Your Credit Card

If you think that criminals who are committing credit card fraud and ID theft always need to steal your credit card number in order to get what they want, you’d better think again. Sometimes it’s the three digit credit card security code on the back of your credit card that they’re after, and since that’s the case, you’d better know how to protect it.

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February 25, 2006

The Four Main Types of ID Theft

There’s More Than One Type of ID Theft

When most people think of ID theft, they think of financial ID theft. But believe it or not, financial ID theft isn’t the only type of ID theft being committed. To better understand ID theft, you must know the four main types of ID theft and what they involve.

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February 24, 2006

Latest Tricks Thieves Are Using for Identity Theft

Stay On Top of the Latest Identity Theft Scams

Unfortunately, the identity theft criminals that are intent on stealing your identity keep coming up with new tricks and keep revamping old tricks to get the information they need from you. Only by staying on top of the latest identity theft scams will you be able to keep your information safe.

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February 23, 2006

Identity Theft Protection

Are You Practicing Proper Identity Theft Protection?

Identity theft is an increasingly common crime and as such, identity theft protection is an increasingly common concern. If you’re not practicing proper identity theft protection, you’re leaving yourself open for a lot of damage. Make sure you’re following these simple steps towards identity theft protection to ensure that your identity is safe.

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February 22, 2006

Identity Theft in the Workplace

The Workplace Can be Grounds for Identity Theft Too

If you think that you’re only at risk for identity theft at home, you’d better think twice. Identity theft can also occur in the workplace, and if you’re in charge, it’s your job to protect your employees. Take these steps to ensure that your workplace isn’t breeding grounds for identity theft.

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February 20, 2006

How to Remove Spyware Free

Yes, You Can Remove Spyware Free

If you want to remove Spyware free, you’re not alone. After all, Spyware is an increasingly common problem and many people just don’t have the cash to dish out for expensive Spyware remover programs. So if you don’t have the money for a Spyware removal program are you destined to be infected with nasty Spyware? Of course not. You can easily remove Spyware for free, it’s just a matter of knowing how to do it.

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February 17, 2006

Why is Spyware Remover Important?

The Importance of Spyware Remover

If you don’t have Spyware remover on your computer, you may be setting yourself up to be a victim of identity theft. Without Spyware remover, ever single thing you do on the Web, including the entering of your credit card numbers and bank account numbers, may be being recorded by criminals who want to steal your information and your identity.

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February 16, 2006

The Ugly History of Identity Theft

Understanding the History of Identity Theft

Believe it or not, the history of identity theft did not begin with the advent of the Internet. Identity theft was indeed here long before the Internet began, but was much less common. Nowadays, identity theft is more Internet-related, but that wasn’t always the case.

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February 15, 2006

Identity Theft: How Criminals Steal Your Information

Identity Theft Secrets the Thieves Don’t Want You To Know

Believe it or not, there isn’t just one single way that identity theft thieves steal a victim’s information. There are a number of ways that are utilized when this type of crime is committed. When protecting yourself from identity theft, it’s important to know what tactics are used when stealing one’s identity. These are the things you should be watchful for.

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February 13, 2006

What is Identity Theft?

Understanding Identity Theft

In the case of identity theft, what you don’t know can hurt you. If you’ve heard of identity theft but you’re not sure what it is, you’re going to want to read this. After all, there’s a legion of identity thieves just waiting to steal your information and your identity. Shouldn’t you know what they intend to do with it and how to protect yourself?

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February 11, 2006

Identity Theft and the Credit Card Phone Scam

Identity Theft: Don’t Fall Victim to the Credit Card Phone Scam

When it comes to identity theft, the credit card phone scam is one of the oldest in the book. Before the advent of the Internet, there was the telephone and telephone scams ran like wildfire. Now that the focus is on avoiding Internet identity theft, the light shed on phone scams seems to have dimmed, but it’s important that you realize these identity theft phone scams are still out there.

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February 10, 2006

Recovering From Identity Theft

What to Do Once You’ve Been the Victim of Identity Theft

One minute you’re minding your own business and your world is calm and serene. The next minute everything is chaos and you don’t know up from down because someone just stole your identity. You’re not alone. Thousands of people find themselves the unwilling victims of identity theft and thousands feel the helpless feeling you’re feeling right now. So what do you do and who do you turn to? Read on.

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February 9, 2006

Spyware Can Lead to Identity Theft

The Threat of Spyware

If you think that Spyware is just an inconvenience that makes your computer run more slowly, think again. Spyware is actually a malicious program that can lead to the theft of your identity. So what exactly is Spyware and how can it put you at risk of identity theft? We’ve got the answers you’ve been looking for.

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February 8, 2006

The Importance of a Shredder

A Shredder Can Help Protect You from Identity Theft

If you don’t own a shredder, you should probably think about investing in one straight away. Not only are shredders practical and convenient, but they can help protect you from your worst nightmare -- identity theft.

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February 7, 2006

Checking Account Fraud

How to Handle Checking Account Fraud

Imagine this – you’re at a bank applying to open a checking account and you’re told that they can’t open an account for you at this time because you’ve bounced checks on a previous account and have been reported to a company called ChexSystems. The problem is, you’ve never had a checking account at the bank that you’ve been reported by and you’ve definitely never bounced any checks. So what do you do?

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February 6, 2006

Three Steps to Identity Theft Protection

Easy Steps to Identity Theft Protection

Identity theft protection isn’t something to sneeze at. Cases of identity theft are on the rise and if you want to protect yourself from identity theft, you’d best be on your feet. Here are some easy steps that you can take to get yourself geared towards identity theft protection.

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February 3, 2006

Credit Monitoring Can Help Minimize Identity Theft Damage

Utilize Credit Monitoring Services to Help Thwart Identity Theft

They’re out there, trying to steal your identity and you might not even know you’re a target. How do you keep yourself protected if these criminals are working in stealth mode? If you’re looking for ways to thwart those identity theft criminals, you might want to look into credit monitoring services.

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February 2, 2006

Are You a Victim of Phishing?

Phishing Can Lead to Identity Theft

If you’ve ever received an email asking you for personal information or leading you to a website that requests your personal information, you very well may have been a victim of a phishing scam. Don’t know what phishing is. Read on. It’s vital that you know.

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