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Police Share Tips On How To Avoid Card Skimmers
Business  (tags: finances, banks, identity theft, credit cards, crime )

- 254 days ago -
So, how can you reduce your chances of becoming a victim of financial card skimmers? Here are some tips.
WARNING: 10 Places NOT to Use Your Debit Card
Business  (tags: debit card, hacking, identity theft, account theft, account security, consumer habits, consumer protections )

- 3317 days ago -
While debit cards and credit cards each have advantages, each is also better suited to certain situations. And since a debit card is a direct line to your bank account, there are places where it can be wise to avoid handing it over -- if for no other reas
WARNING: How Privacy Vanishes Online
Business  (tags: personally identifying information, SSN, personal information, privacy, privacy protection, social media, hacking, identity theft, safeguarding identity )

- 3318 days ago -
"Technology has rendered the conventional definition of personally identifiable information obsolete," said Maneesha Mithal, associate director of the Federal Trade Commission's privacy division. "You can find out who an individual is without it."
Hacker Albert Gonzalez Charged With Largest ID Theft Ever Involving 130M Credit, Debit Cards
Business  (tags: dishonesty, Identity theft, Credit Cards, Millions, technology )

- 3531 days ago -
A computer hacker known as "Soupnazi" swiped more than 135 million credit and debit card numbers from top chains like 7-Eleven - the largest theft ever of its kind, prosecutors charged yesterday
Desperate Times, Desperate People
Business  (tags: economy, debt, crime, foreclosures, bankruptcies, worries, tragedy, identity theft )

- 3818 days ago -
"I hope you're more compassionate with my husband than you were with me," she wrote in a suicide note left for the company. I think I remember hearing something about people chanting "jump" outside the NYSE when this crisis came to light.
Software Consultant Who Stole Data on 110,000 People Gets Five-Year Sentence
Business  (tags: business, consumers, greed, dishonesty, identity theft )

- 4299 days ago -
July 10, 2007 (Computerworld) -- A Michigan man who illegally accessed personal data on more than 110,000 people while working as a software consultant for an insurance company -- and then later tried to sell the information -- was sentenced to five years

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