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Welcome to the ProtectMyID Blog

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

 

Posts from August, 2010

ProtectMyID.com Fraud Case Story #11

Aug 05

The purpose of this blog series is to educate people about the ways that identities are stolen without revealing confidential information or names of the people who have been affected. Keep in mind, these stories are true (although I have omitted specific details for our members’ protection) and are described by real Fraud Resolution Agents. […]

Phony Pop Ups

Aug 02

Phony Pop Ups The other day, while on my computer I logged into my banking account to monitor transactions. When all of a sudden, a “pop-up” appeared which looked like it came from my banking institution and it was prompting me to re-enter my user-name and password before my banking session would time out.  That’s when I thought […]