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Computer Mouse Movement Could Prevent Identity Theft

Researchers have now identified a new way scammers are taking your identity theft, unfortunately it’s by tracking your mouse movement, however this movement also catches those scam artists.  One of the biggest issues with identity theft is that if a

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Smart Appliances Eavesdropping on Your Personal Identity

Mike Galley of WRNJ welcomes Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist Heather Wagenhals to warn listeners of smart appliances eavesdropping on your personal identity in places you had no idea were possible. Tune in to this interview as Heather shocks listeners by revealing ways

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5 Methods Hackers Use Committing Cyber Fraud

Phishing and other cyber fraud typically see the most action during tax season. As this time of year approaches we offer a few tips on how to protect your personal information and avoid fraud returns:   IBM’s X-Force security research

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Surprising Ways of Stolen Identity

Stolen identity has left several individuals with fraudulent charges on their credit cards, medical statements, tax returns and so many other ways that are not well-known, until now as we reveal those surprising ways. RELATED: Hacked Printers Stealing Your Money How does it happen?

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Identity Theft Ring Cheated Consumers, Businesses $3.5 million

Massive credit card and identity theft ring was busted by cops in Queens, New York. According to authorities the thieves took more than $3.5 million from consumers, banks and retail businesses. The masterminds behind the identity theft and credit card scam

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Prevent Kids Cyberbullying

Kids can easily access internet messaging websites and apps like SnapChat and Facebook, allowing them to talk, share photos and play games with their friends. Unfortunately along with the good comes the bad of cyberbullying. These hurtful messages target the individual to

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Avoid Becoming Tax Return Fraud Victim

IRS is delaying some refunds this year due to the hike in fraud. So, if you are one of the millions of people filing early and claiming either an earned income tax credit or an additional child tax credit you’re

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US Department of Housing and Urban Development Data Breach

A Fargo, North Dakota woman received a letter from public housing saying she was at risk of identity theft. It was a result of a US Department of Housing and Urban Development data breach and now she’s worried for her

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Holiday Shopping Online Identity Theft

New LifeLock Survey Shows That a Third of Americans Are Planning to Do All or Most of Their Holiday Shopping Online, but Are Still Concerned about Identity Theft 80 percent of Americans plan to do at least some holiday shopping

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Cyber Scams to Avoid

Internet scams used to be more obvious, like you could spot the bad guy a mile away and you were probably more amused than afraid. Remember the Nigerian prince who insisted you were due an inheritance, if you’d send in your

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