Monthly Archive

November 2012

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 10 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Wealth of resources on ITRC website

Dear Kat, I cannot tell you how much I have learned from you and from the wealth of resources that I read on ITRC website and most importantly, from you directly. My 88-year old Dad was brutally murd... read more..


Breathe easier

Wilma, Thank you again for all your help today. I was very confused and upset about all this, and you really helped me both breathe easier and understand the steps I need to take. I just wish I'd spo... read more..


How to Place a Credit Freeze or Fraud Alert:

One of the first steps a victim or likely victim of identity theft should look to complete in order to protect their financial well-being is issue either a fraud alert or initiate a credit freeze. At ... read more..


Does Your Mobile Device Need a VPN?

Does Your Mobile Device Need a VPN? Recently here at ITRC, we've received several queries about the effectiveness and use of mobile VPNs. What are they? How do they work? Do I need one for my phone i... read more..


Facebook's New Privacy Tutorial

Privacy is becoming an ever more important issue garnering increased public discussion. Increased fear of misuse of personal information is slowly showing up in a multitude of consumer surveys. Facebo... read more..


3 Basic Items that Protect Against Identity Theft

Major security breaches often occur over the Internet. As hackers learn to break into corporate - and even government - networks, it can seem like the Internet is the only source of identity theft. Ho... read more..


FBI Partners with LifeLock to Fight Identity Theft

FBI's Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBI-LEEDA) has partnered with LifeLock, an industry leader in identity theft protection services, in order to provide cutting edge seminars on ... read more..


Bring Your Own Device Security Tips

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), is a growing trend in the business world where employees use their own personal mobile devices for work. This means that sensitive company information including customers... read more..


Is Your Bank Information an Open Book at Barnes and Noble?

Recently, Barnes and Noble discovered that criminals stole customers' credit card information who shopped at over 60 stores located across the United States. States affected by the breach include Cali... read more..


Prescription Fraud and Identity Theft

Prescription fraud occurs when an identity thief, using your personal information, has a prescription issued and possibly filled under your name. Prescription fraud is just one consequence of medical ... read more..

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