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National Consumer Protection WeekNCPW: Don’t Mess With Grandma NCPW: Job Hunters At Risk NCPW: Young Adults and Credit Card Fraud NCPW: Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams NCPW: Teens and Social Media Lessons Learned Shop Online Safely Top E-mail Scams Exposed Don’t Fall for Phishing Scams A Call to Action TJX Being Sued Over ID Thefts 911 Editorial: Looking Toward a New Era of Consumer Efficacy and Awareness TJX Database Breach Sparks Class-Action Law Suits Flexibility is Key in Keeping Up with ID Thieves Can Congress Meet Identity Theft Head-On? Our Medical Records: Out of Our Hands An Identity Angel in the Room: How Safe Are Online Job Searches?
Understanding Identity TheftAsk the Expert Ask the Expert: Hold the Line: That Debt Collector May Be a Crook Letter from the CEO Mom Fights to Recover Stolen $150,000 Rainy Day Fund Quick Links and Features Slideshow: 5 Ways Military Families Can Protect Their Identities Ask the Expert Letter from the CEO Slideshow 6 Tips to Protect Your Child How You're LinkedIn Letter from the CEO Quick Links and Features Recipe for a Safer Identity Tax Fraud Using Children's IDs is on the Rise Don't Give Love—and Password-Sharing—a Bad Name Letter from the Chairman Manage Your Identity Assets Quick Links and Features Veteran Grapples with Ex-Wife’s Dishonorable Credit Card Charges Which Tax-Filing Websites Featured Blog Article Five Ways to Revamp the Security of Your Home-Based Business Identity Theft in 2012: What to Expect Letter from the Chairman Quick Links Slideshow: Top 10 Security Trends in 2012 The Rich are Different—and Identity Thieves Know It Letter from the CEO Podcast: Identity Thieves Target Small Business Owner Slideshow: 10 Tips to Stay Safe While Shopping Online Slideshow: 2011 Year in Review 9 Tips for Breach Victims Breach Takes Bite out of Big Apple Lunch Digital Espionage in the 21st Century Letter from the Chairman Ask the Expert IDT911 Goes Back to School to Help Foster Kids Letter from the Chief Privacy Officer Will the Move to Electronic Health Records Cause Privacy and Security to Flatline? Ask the Expert Letter from the CEO Pomp and Suspicious Circumstance Teacher Learns a Hard Lesson About Identity Theft Ask the Expert Case Study: How One Woman Fought Back After Losing $500,000 Fraud on a Wire It Takes a Village to Catch a Thief Letter from the Director of Fraud Operations Teen Tips for a Safe Cybersummer 21 Security Tips for Business Travelers Ask the Expert Fostering Fraud Fraud Files: Kidnapped! Data Held Hostage Letter from the CEO Tax Advice for Foster Families Ask the Expert Biff! Bam! Pow! A Day in the Life of a Fraud Fighter Case Study: Baby, You Can't Drive My Car Feel Like You're Being Watched? Hail & Hiss I Give Thee My Troth, Not My Identity Letter from the CEO 6 Tips to Avoid Post-Epsilon Email Attacks Ask the Expert Don’t Get Caught by Spear Phishing Hail & Hiss Letter from the CEO Privacy by Design: Good for CEOs and Consumers Too Spooked by Spokeo A Letter from the Chairman Ask the Expert Between a Rock, a Hard Place...and the IRS Case Study: When 1040s Collide Hail & Hiss Sniff Out and Smack Down Tax Fraud The IRS Shuffle: One Step Forward, One Step Back Ask The Expert Case Closed Hail & Hiss Smartphone, Dumb Security Ask The Expert Case Study Hail & Hiss Privacy Goes Big The Social Debtwork What’s Your Identity IQ? Ask The Expert Case Closed Fraud to the Maxx Hail & Hiss Happy travels... Letter From The Chairman Case Closed Hail & Hiss Has Your Account Been Hijacked? Q&A: Ask the Expert Fighting for Their Lives Hits & Misses Q&A: Feeling compromised? Reputation Ruined When Frenemy Fraud Goes to Work Credit Pirates Get Savvy Hits & Misses Letter from the Chairman Q&A: Family Fraud Hits & Misses Letter from the Chairman Hits & Misses A Phantom Bill, a Telephone Scammer Case Study Facebook Backlash Spurs Privacy Movement Hits & Misses Is the Office Copier, Printer a Security Risk? Letter from the Chairman Q&A: Patricia Oliver Q&A: Eduard Goodman Hits & Misses Debt Tagging: Q&A: Ondrej Krehel Hits & Misses The Business of Exploiting the Dead The New Level of Guardianship The Story of Louis Taylor Friendships with Ulterior Motives Your Identity in the Eye of the Storm Thorny Issues Surround Corporate ID Theft Small Leads, Big Scams Identity Theft Hits Veteran Lawman Lila Vigil’s 10-Year Struggle with Identity Theft Editorial: Inside Traitors The Keys to the Kingdom Seniors and Identity Theft: Putting the Pieces Back Together When Family Trust is Shattered Living in a World without Privacy: Hang on to Your Identity
Surveys and StatisticsGet Counted, Not Scammed When Your Life is an Open (Face)book: Maze of Contradictory Data Clouds Identity Theft Landscape
Fraud DetectionThief of Hearts All in the Family Child Identity Theft Case study: Growing Pains Return to Sender Stolen Childhood Case Study - Medical Identity Theft Don’t Leave Your Small Business Exposed: The Vultures of Summer
Computers and Other TechnologiesInfographic From Apps to Zeus: Dude, Where’s My Smart Car? Make a Grinch Grimace Never Forget a Face Get Wise About Smartphones Outlook: Cloudy with Little Chance of Privacy Stay Grounded in the Cloud The Worst Data Breaches of 2009 The Thieving Season Internet Fraudsters Get Personal Are You Sharing Your Private Info Over P2P Networks? A Victim’s Story: The Stolen Laptop Blues Why the Monster Breach Matters ‘Tis the Season for Online Fraud Is Your Anti-Virus Software Legit? Editorial: The Invisible Hand New Technology Snags Identity Thieves Editorial: Monster in the Closet Worst Ever: Monster of a Breach Google, Government and Confidential Data Ohio Board of Elections Loses and Mishandles Voter Data Getting to Know You (All Too Well): Online Dating, Social Networking Sites Just When You Thought it Was Safe: Vishing Makes a Splash on the Web Electronic Tax Preparation: Spyware & Keylogger Vulnerabilities
Law and PolicyAsk the Expert Editorial: Your Number Is Up Your Not-So-Confidential SSN Editorial: Still an Uphill Battle Medical Identity Theft Goes High-Profile A Challenge for the President Editorial: The Threat We Ignore at Our Peril The Eye in the Sky Schwarzenegger vetoes California data protection bill Identity Theft Guide to the 2008 Election Our Government’s Un-American Response to Data Security Taking Back Our Information Ohio Becomes a Battleground State in the Arena of Identity Theft Feds Write Prescription for Identity Theft Agencies Propose Rules on Identity Theft Red Flags and Notices of Address Discrepancy Kentucky Freeze Law Goes Into Effect July 12th Bill closes gap in N.C. data-breach law Illinois Passes Landmark Legislation to Outlaw Pretexting Hoosier Officials Step up for Their Consumers Identity Theft Passports Could Lessen Personal Damages New Legislation Targets Data-Security Breaches in Order to Curb Identity Theft
Law and Legal EnforcementDispatches from the Front Lines Editorial: Law Enforcement on Identity Theft U.S. Supreme Court Hears Immigration-Real ID Theft Case Building Our Defenses Against Elder Identity Fraud Breach of Trust: Woman Accused of Victimizing 89 Year-Old The Long Arm of the Law U.S. Attorney Announces Identity Theft Indictments New Hampshire's AG Urges Congress to Oppose any Law That Weakens New Hampshire's New Credit Freeze Law U.S. District Court Judge says Providian and Capital One Targeted by Identity Thieves Theft of Patient Records at Minneapolis LensCrafters Store Illustrates Much Larger Issue Let's Make Some Noise for the Illinois Attorney General Workers Sue Union Pacific Over ID Theft
National SecurityFederal Agencies Put Upgrades on the Slow Track Federal Agencies Slack on Data Safekeeping Protocols Federal Agency Breaches of 2007
Credit, Consumers, and FraudQuick Links and Features Letter From The Chairman Letter From The CEO Letter from the CEO Letter from the CEO Q&A: Rachel Dollar Broken Trust Letter from the CEO Insult to Injury January is Financial and Identity Fitness Month Estate Planning for Your Identity Editorial: A Holiday Season with No Red Flags Editorial: Mortgage Fraud The Build-Up to the Great Financial Meltdown Due Vigilance The Crime That Can Kill The Human Face of Senior Citizen Identity Theft Ocean’s 5 ½ The Dog Ate My Identity The Game of the Name
Academia Under AttackFraud in the Quad What’s another 3.3 million people? Back-to-School Survival Guide Data Security Failing at Universities The Big Higher Education Security Dilemma Back-to-School: Personal Data Security 101 Back-to-School: Social Media Traps Back-to-School: Downloading More Than Music Back-to-School: Cloud Computing Revolution Back-to-School: Student Job-Hunt Traps College Life Yields Identity Theft Risks
Securing the WorkplaceEmployee Records: Sensitive Cargo
Email and the InternetQ&A: Eduard Goodman Letter from the CEO Letter from the Chairman Editorial: Being Your Own Worst Enemy Scammers Get by with a Little Help from Your Friends The Net has a Thousand Eyes
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