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The ITRC is a non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft in resolving their cases, and to broaden public education and awareness in the understanding of identity theft, data breaches, cyber security, scams/fraud and privacy issues.

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Customs and Border Protection Data Breach Exposes Consumer Biometrics

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that it was victim of a data breach at the hands of a third-party partner. The information exposed included photos of license plates and travelers. CBP released a statement about the…
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Social Security Scam: Your SSN Has Been Suspended

A new report from the Federal Trade Commission found that tax return fraud actually declined recently, and Social Security scams stepped in to take their place. These scams can manifest in a few different ways, but all of them are intended to…
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The Difference between Credential Hacking and Credential Stuffing

There are two specifically related but not interchangeable threats to your identity, and the terms can often get confused. Credential cracking and credential stuffing both involve someone getting their hands on your personal data, especially…
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Tidying Up For Your Identity, Mobile Device and More

Sparking joy has taken on a whole new meaning thanks to the KonMari method of tidying up. Cleaning up your physical and digital life are some ways to minimize your risk of identity theft. Marie Kondo is taking the world by storm with the…

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This product was produced by Identity Theft Resource Center and supported by grant number 2014-XV-BX-K003, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.