Monthly Archive

September 2013

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 15 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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California Increases Privacy Rights for Minors

Governor Brown signed a landmark bill this Monday giving minors the power to have content or information posted on the internet removed at their request. SB 568, introduced by State Senator Darrell St... read more..

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Support the ITRC Mission

SUPPORT THE ITRC MISSION ITRC is funded largely by corporate sponsors and foundations, as well as individual donations.  It takes an active and involved community - particularly the business communit... read more..

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How Do Overpayment Scams Work?

How Do Overpayment Scams Work? Overpayment scams in the fraud field can take form in various ways.  ... read more..

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Digital Advertising Alliance Withdraws from W3C Tracking Protection Working Group

The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Tracking Protection Working Group (TPWG) has suffered a major blow as the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), a “consortium of the leading national advertising an... read more..

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Paul Bond of Reed Smith Joins ITRC Board

(9/18/2013) – The Identity Theft Resource Center, a nationally recognized organization dedicated to the understanding of identity theft and related issues, announced today that Paul Bond, Partner with read more..

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Legislative Update – California Taking Obamacare Navigator Issue Into Its Own Hands

The open enrollment period for the new health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act begins October 1, 2013. Americans will have until January 1, 2014 to come into compliance with the ... read more..

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NCSAM 2013

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) kicks off on October 1st.  This initiative, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance (... read more..

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A Nigerian Prince Wants to Give Me Money!

A Nigerian Prince Wants to Give Me Money! No, a Nigerian Prince does not want to give you money.  ... read more..

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Three Tips to Avoid Skimming Device Consequences

A skimming device is a piece of hardware that is attached to any credit/debit card processing machine and will record all the data that is contained on the magnetic strip on the back of your card. The... read more..

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Cy Pres Awards

What is Cy Pres?  Cy pres awards are leftover funds from class action lawsuits that were not able to be distributed to the intended class member recipients. These funds can be distributed, under the ... read more..

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Child Identity Theft: The Basics

Identity theft is bad enough. When it happens to a child, it can be even worse.  Children are an especially vulnerable population to identity thieves, who consider a child’s personal identifying infor... read more..

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Secure Password Tips

In the digital era that we live in, almost any service we use requires a username and password regardless of whether it is a paid service or not. To avoid identity theft and fraud, it is important to ... read more..

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September 5th is International Beard Day

Do you know what September 5th is? Besides being International Beard Day (it’s true… Look it up), it is the first Thursday of the month and that means another Identity Theft Twitter Chat.  This month’... read more..

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Paginas en Espanol

Centro de Recursos Para Victimas de Robo de Identidad® El Identity Theft Resource Center ® (ITRC) es una organización sin fines de lucro, respetada a nivel nacional dedicada exclusivamente a la compr... read more..

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Wisconsin Child Identity Theft Bill

Wisconsin has become one of the latest states to contemplate a child identity theft law designed to help parents and guardians protect children’s credit. Assembly Bill 248 is similar to Maryland’s chi... read more..

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