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Lessons and stories from the front lines of fighting identity theft.


Posts from September, 2009

Cloning ATM Cards Hits New Level

Sep 04

Would you believe that this is actually possible? While your ATM card is tucked away safely in your wallet, someone in another state could be withdrawing money from your account without you ever knowing it. In February, ABC News reported that computer hackers stole $9 million by simultaneously hitting 130 ATMs in 49 cities. The […]

College Students Targets for Identity Theft

Sep 01

If you are a college student living in a dorm or with roommates – or even if you have a roommate or have had one in the past – you may be opening your door to identity theft. In one case a college student had his identity stolen after a roommate gained access to his […]