Monthly Archive

September 2014

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 11 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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ITRC's Twitter Chat: Protecting People over 50 from Scams and ID Theft

Each month, the Identity Theft Resource Center hosts an informative Twitter chat on ways to protect the public from fraud and scams. This month’s chat, co-hosted by AARP, will focus on identifying sca... read more..

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Top Scams of the Week: September 29th 2014

Each week, the ITRC works with Scam Detector to bring you up-to-date information on the scams and breaches that caused the most red flags in the previous week. By arming yourself with information on w... read more..

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“Backoff” Malware May Be Responsible for Retail Credit Card Breaches

It feels like new reports are coming out almost every day of major retail chains whose computers were hacked, leaving consumers exposed to identity theft and credit card fraud. But new information fro... read more..

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Top Scams of the Week: September 15th 2014

Each week, the ITRC works with Scam Detector to bring you up-to-date information on the scams and breaches that caused the most red flags in the previous week. By arming yourself with information on w... read more..

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New ID Theft Prevention Measures Delay State Tax Refunds

With the growing rates of ID theft and tax refund fraud, thieves have taken their crimes to even the state income tax level in order to make fast money. One state has implemented a computer system to ... read more..

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LF 140

ITRC Letter Form 140Requesting a Credit Freeze for a Dependent Adult ITRC Letter Form 140 is a sample letter to request a senior family member or dependent adult's credit report be frozen by the thre... read more..

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Small Businesses Face Big Cyber-risks

Is your business prepared for the cost, liability and potential business interruption of a data breach? Your business being hit by ID-theft criminals is a frightening thought, but one you should consi... read more..

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Photocopying Sensitive Documents? You Might Want to Think Again.

Photocopying Sensitive Documents? You Might Want to Think Again. There’s a potential data thief sitting in every business and office. ... read more..

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ITRC 2014 Tax Season and Beyond

Identity Theft Resource Center Predicts 2014 Identity Theft Climate for Tax Season and Beyond For the last fourteen years, identity theft has been the number one reported complaint to the Federal Tr... read more..

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Home Depot – Another Victim of Malware

The Georgia-based company Home Depot, with 2,200 stores nationwide, appears to be the most recent victim of a massive data breach which may have given thieves access to tens of millions of consumers’ ... read more..

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Top Scams of the Week: September 2nd 2014

Every week, the ITRC works with Scam Detector to spread the word about the internet scams and cybercrimes that are making the biggest impact. By warning citizens about the criminal activity that ident... read more..

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