We are living more and more of our lives – socially, financially, and work-wise, too – online. This article provides simple tips on how you can use social media more securely and avoid the downsides, such as invasion of privacy, harassment, and identity theft.
Hackers Using Spyware Steal Identity And Intimate Photos From Computer.
According to the FBI, identity theft is one of the most rapidly-growing white collar crimes in America today. One way to avoid getting ripped off in cyber space is to regularly change passwords on your webmail, shopping and other online accounts.
Many people leave traces of their personal info carelessly on the internet, or make stealing their identity very easy. Follow these tips to make sure you don’t compromise your privacy and personal info.
Your online identity consists of a number of unique details that ideally only you should know. While some people might think that your name, address, credit card information and account number are the only bits of sensitive information that require protection, there are many other details that can be used to steal your identity. Your IP address, usernames and password, PIN numbers, account numbers, and even your secret questions for passwords can all be used in combination or individually for identity fraud.
With thieves taking personal information and conducting criminal activity with it, a victim of identity theft has little or no options counteracting what they will do.
An insight to what biometrics is all about and how one can protect from identity theft by using the latest technologies of biometrics.
Sometimes we are not a secure as we should be because we use easy to remember passwords. This describes an easy way to remember more secure passwords and gives other useful tips.
Having a triple-threat combination of protective software on your computer greatly reduces your chances of identity theft, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.
There are many reasons someone would want to surf the internet anonymously. Many people think that internet privacy is only for those trying to hide something, but that simply is not the case. Internet privacy is essential for normal people like you who value their identity and rights.