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July 28, 2010

Are You a Victim of This Computer Crime?

You have to give cybercriminals credit. When it comes to computer crimes, they can be quite ingenious. Identity thieves are constantly developing new ways to steal your personal information or improving their methods. Such is the case with keystroke logging.

Fortunately for us, the good guys, and unfortunately for them, the bad guys, most of their attempts are detectable. That is, if you know what you're looking for. Here's help.

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July 21, 2010

5 Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft While On Vacation

The threat of identity theft never goes away -- even on vacation. This year while taking time to relax, remember to follow these identity theft tips to avoid an unpleasant surprise when you get back home.

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July 14, 2010

Dealing With Identity Cloning

For those on the run, or for people who just want to be anonymous in a crowd, identity cloning may seem like a good idea. In a case like this, someone steals your identity for concealment, or to shield them from some reality they just don't want to face.

Maybe they're on the run from police or creditors. Maybe they're in the country illegally. Maybe they're paranoid, or just really, really private. It doesn't matter. ID cloning is full-blown criminal identity theft, and it can hurt you badly

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July 7, 2010

Computer Crimes to Watch Out For

The most common form of identity theft remains computer crimes, especially those that allow hackers to capture personal information and use a victim's credit cards fraudulently. And yet many people don't understand the depth and danger of computer crime -- instead, they think of it as a 'lesser' crime when compared to face-to-face offences.

Obviously, though, perpetrators commit identity theft in secret -- and that makes computer crimes the perfect approach. Here are the three most common identity theft computer crimes and what you can do to avoid them.

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