Monthly Archive

September 2015

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 28 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Cross-Country Sextortion Case Makes Headlines

Cross-Country Sextortion Case Makes Headlines When most of us think of bullying, our minds wander back to childhood and the playground meanies who tormented younger or weaker children.Unfortunately, ... read more..

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Internet of Things Increases Risk of Cyberthreats, FBI Says

It’s fascinating that we can now adjust our thermostat in Arizona from Europe, monitor Grandma so we know instantly if she needs help or even track our vitals and insulin levels during a 5K run with t... read more..

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Thank you for doing what you do!!!

Cody:What a significant job you have. You are helping so many people!Our conversation today was so important! I have downloaded your iPad APP and will nowstudy and be more aware. Thank you for doing... read more..

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New ID Theft Institute in Florida Aims to Curb this Crime

New ID Theft Institute in Florida Aims to Curb this Crime It’s no secret that Florida has been granted the dubious distinction of being the state with the highest incidence per capita of identity the... read more..

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China’s Apple App Store Infected by Malware

Apple has had a long-standing reputation for high-quality content in the App Store, mostly due to the strict requirements it sets forth for app developers who want to sell their content there. ... read more..

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Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Pleads Guilty Following Data Breach

Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Pleads Guilty Following Data Breach Some criminals just can’t catch a break, or at least that’s the thinking of a former Morgan Stanley financial advisor’s defense attor... read more..

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FBI Makes ID Theft Busts in South Florida

FBI Makes ID Theft Busts in South Florida Florida has long held the dubious honor of having the highest rates of identity theft in the country, according to the Federal Trade Commission. In fact, Flo... read more..

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Molina Health Data Breach an Inside Job

When we think of major-name data breaches that affect millions of consumers, we probably think of teams of elite hackers infiltrating a network by exploiting a vulnerability in the technology. But som... read more..

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US Treasury Phone Scam

A recurring scam has cropped up in Paradise Valley, Arizona, with dozens of calls coming into the local sheriff’s office to file complaints. ... read more..

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Top Scams of the Week for September 21st, 2015

Each week, the Identity Theft Resource Center works with some of the top industry experts to provide consumers with updates about threats to their personal data. Scam Detector leads the way by publish... read more..

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New Legislation Proposed to Prevent Tax Return Fraud

New Legislation Proposed to Prevent Tax Return Fraud Not many people count paying their taxes as one of their favorite activities. The fact of the matter is citizens have a legitimate reason to compl... read more..

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Can you really trust the information that is in your desktop, laptop or smart device?

I encourage you to re-think any trust you might have, because the next wave of cybervictims will be those whose stored information has been taken, deleted or modified. While data and privacy have been... read more..

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Officer Barks Arrests the Wrong Dog

Officer Barks Arrests the Wrong Dog Maximus wasn’t the first dog that Officer Barks had heard say “I swear it wasn’t me!”. However, in this case Maximus was telling the truth.  ... read more..

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His Tax Return was sent to a Chihuahua? How Could this Happen?

His Tax Return was sent to a Chihuahua? How Could this Happen? Today is a good day for our favorite dog. Maximus has worked all year round at the police station chasing down bad guys like they were m... read more..

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Is Your Puppy Killing Your Privacy?

Is Your Puppy Killing Your Privacy? Maximus and Ginger’s pup, Daisy is growing up fast and active on all of the social networks.  She posts everything from pictures of what she is eating to how she i... read more..

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Ever Heard of a Catfishing Chihuahua? Ginger has…

Ever Heard of a Catfishing Chihuahua? Ginger has… Ginger has a few friends who tried online dating and they had great luck. Some of her friends have even gotten married and had a few litters of puppi... read more..

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New ITRC Mobile App Puts Expert Identity Theft Help at Your Fingertips

New ITRC Mobile App Puts Expert Identity Theft Help at Your Fingertips: ITRC ID Theft Help app available for Android and iOS to offer immediate no-cost victim support and assistance. SAN DIEGO, Calif... read more..

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Got a Smartphone? Then You’ve got Identity Theft Help!

Got a Smartphone? Then You’ve got Identity Theft Help! Here at the Identity Theft Resource Center, we are always looking to reach more consumers.  Our services are only effective when people know abo... read more..

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ID Thieves Use Variety of Tactics to Steal from Us

ID Thieves Use Variety of Tactics to Steal from Us Thieves use a variety of ways to get in and steal property. They might be dressed in fake company service uniforms to avoid attention or break in du... read more..

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Pamela's Story

Pamela is one of more than 8 million Americans with a disability which limits her ability to work.  In 2012, she stopped receiving her disability checks causing her to become late on her rent, not to ... read more..

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Top Scams of the Week for September 10th 2015

Each week, the Identity Theft Resource Center works with some of the top industry experts to provide consumers with updates about threats to their personal data. Scam Detector leads the way by publish... read more..

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Thank you so very much...

Hello Wilma, Thank you so very much for the information! I have been doing all of it alone. I have a degree as a paralegal or did...I am sure you are aware there is very little available to people e... read more..

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ITRC Call Center Stats for August 2015

ITRC Call Center Stats for August 2015 Each month, the Identity Theft Resource Center categorizes the consumer help requests that come into the 24-hour toll-free call center. By following up on the t... read more..

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5 Tips to Manage Your Cyber-Risks

Even with all the government, retail and health-care breaches of personal information in the news seemingly every week, we still need to hear and be reminded of the critical basics of managing cyber- ... read more..

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Puppy Scam

Individuals who are looking to buy dogs online are being targeted by scammers.  ... read more..

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Biometrics: So What?

Biometrics: So What? Each month, the Identity Theft Resource Center hosts an informative Twitter chat on ways to protect the public from fraud and scams.  ... read more..

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The Department of Defense Issues New Data Breach Reporting Guidelines

In a move that has been a long time coming—literally, since it was first mandated in 2013 and again in 2015—the Pentagon has finally issued its new Rule on how defense contractors will report suspecte... read more..

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FERPA Means Going Back to School with Privacy Rights

FERPA Means Going Back to School with Privacy Rights If you’ve had to fill out any forms to send your kids back to school this year, you might have noticed one lengthy-looking form in particular: the... read more..

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