Child Identity Theft: Week of the Young Child

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) hosts an annual celebratory event dedicated to children and families, one that encourages people to look at a wide variety of life aspects that pertain to young children. Week of the Young Child asks stakeholders and sponsors across many different fields to share ideas and contribute to the greater understanding of raising healthy, happy children in the 21st century.

BBB’s Secure Your ID Day

There are so many high-tech ways that thieves can get their hands on your information. Hacking events, data breaches, ransomware attacks, phishing emails, open port vulnerabilities that affect our everyday devices… those are just a few of the common threats. It seems like cybercriminals come up with new ways to steal your information on a daily basis, and its hard work trying to keep up with all of the latest issues.

New USPS Program Fights Mail-Related Identity Theft

While cyber criminals deploy new methods of attack every day, “old school” identity thieves still rely on their same tricks to steal your personal information.

Taxes May Be Done But Where Are You Storing Data?

Tips For Protecting Both Digital & Paper Tax Returns

Most taxpayers are breathing a sigh of relief now that their tax return has been filed. But just because your tax return is safely behind you doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods. Your information is now officially “out there” once again, and you have some work to do to make sure it stays as secure as possible.

College Students Face Huge Risk of Hacking, Identity Theft

As the current school year comes to a close, students around the country are already getting things in order for next fall. Whether it’s continuing your studies, transferring from one school to another, or even planning for your first year of college, this is the time for organizing your school plans… and warding off would-be hackers.

IRS Asks Taxpayers To Watch Out for Scam Calls After New Changes to Debt Collection 

The IRS will begin using four private debt collection firms to recover unpaid taxes, but only after multiple written communications over the course of several years.

How Identity Thieves Use Social Engineering

Social engineering is a somewhat misunderstood and often overlooked form of stealing someone’s identity. 

 

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