Press Releases

(11/8/2013) - The ITRC, a nationally recognized organization dedicated to the understanding of identity theft and related issues, announced today that Susan Grant, Director of Consumer Protection with the Consumer Federation of America, will serve on its Board of Directors. 

(9/18/2013) – The Identity Theft Resource Center, a nationally recognized organization dedicated to the understanding of identity theft and related issues, announced today that Paul Bond, Partner with Reed Smith LLP, will serve on its Board of Directors.

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has released a new video explaining medical identity theft. The purpose of the video is to educate the public about the many issues surrounding this topic.  The video was shot as part of an ongoing campaign to increase awareness about medical identity theft.  The campaign was made possible through a grant provided to the ITRC by The Rose Foundation.

San Diego, CA  (March 1, 2013)  Identity theft complaints continue to rank number one in the Federal Trade Commission's list of complaints, with a 32% increase over 2011.  Of the 369,132 complaints reported in 2012, 46.4% involved issues with government documents or benefits fraud.  

Identity Theft and Public WiFi Linked in Consumer Minds

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit focusing on identity theft and related issues, has just published a whitepaper containing the results of its Public WiFi Usage Survey, which aimed to measure the level of knowledge and usage of public WiFi. The ITRC conducted this survey in order to better understand how consumers perceive and use public WiFi. 

San Diego, CA (July 11, 2012):  The Identity Theft Resource Center® recorded 213 breaches for the first six months of 2012, with an astonishing 63.4% of them having no reported attributes.  This represents a doubling in the number of data breaches which did not have any type of attributes identified for the incident, giving the public little or no insight into what happened. 

Facebook Social Media Survey

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) recently conducted a brief Facebook Social Media Survey to measure interaction trends between internet users and Facebook. The ITRC conducted this survey in order to better help victims with Facebook-related identity theft concerns and issues and received 446 responses.

 

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