Monthly Archive

November 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 19 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Holiday Job or Holiday Fraud: What Is a Reshipping Scam?

Holiday Job or Holiday Fraud: What Is a Reshipping Scam? Each year, US retailers hire an estimated 570,000 short-term employees to help carry the weight of the holiday shopping season. With the need ... read more..

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Security Summit Tracks Success in Reducing Tax Fraud and Identity Theft

Security Summit Tracks Success in Reducing Tax Fraud and Identity Theft  The public might not want to think about their tax returns at this time of year, b... read more..

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Is a TURKEY in Charge of your Data Security?

Is a TURKEY in Charge of your Data Security? When it comes to keeping you safe, experts rarely recommend putting a turkey in charge—whether it’s the human ... read more..

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Charitable Solicitation Disclosures

Charitable Solicitation Disclosure Statements    Identity Theft Resource Center, also known as ITRC is a California nonprofit corporation with its primary address and principal place of business a... read more..

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Hackers Steal Nearly 250K Passwords a Week Just by Asking for Them

Hackers Steal Nearly 250K Passwords a Week Just by Asking for Them In the fight against cybercrime, highly-skilled IT experts work ‘round the clock to tack... read more..

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Bitcoin Scam

Bitcoin Scam  A lot of internet users have never heard of Bitcoin, and scammers like it that way.  Who Is It Targeting: Email users  What Is It: A phishing scam to get you to hand over your money... read more..

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Get Rich Quick Scams

Get Rich Quick Scams The FTC has charged three defendants in this recent case of get rich quick fraud.  Who Is It Targeting: Tech users  What Is It: A ... read more..

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Grandparent Scam

Grandparent Scam A Florida woman is out $1000, but at least her grandson is safe. Who Is It Targeting: Primarily senior citizens  What Is It: Phishing ... read more..

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Veterans Charity Scam

Veterans Charity Scam Officials in Florida have arrested a scammer who took in money for his phony veterans’ foundation.  Who Is It Targeting: Consumers... read more..

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Bank Text Scam

Bank Text Scam Text alerts from your financial institution can be helpful, but only if they’re the real deal. Who Is It Targeting: Bank customers  What... read more..

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Amazon Verification Emails

Amazon Verification Emails  Those emails from Amazon asking you to verify your account aren’t real.  Who Is It Targeting: Amazon customers  What Is It: A phishing scam that tries to get you to cl... read more..

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Fake Text Alerts

Fake Text Alerts  Text alerts are a great tool for protecting your accounts but are also an open door for scammers.  Who Is It Targeting: Cell phone owners  What Is It: A phishing scam that tries... read more..

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Dealer Services Spoofing Scam

Dealer Services Spoofing Scam Scammers trying to sell you an extended warranty on your vehicle.  Who Is It Targeting: Auto owners  What Is It: A spoofed phone call that claims to offer vehicle wa... read more..

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Retirement Scam

Retirement Scam  It can’t be said enough: “You will never be required to pay for anything via prepaid debit card.”  Who Is It Targeting: California retirees  What Is It: A spoofed call that claim... read more..

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Taking on the Fight Against Fraud

Taking on the Fight Against Fraud When cases of fraud make headline news, they sometimes involve major-name players like Bernie Madoff and his Ponzi scheme... read more..

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Apple ID Phishing Emails Are Back

Apple ID Phishing Emails Are Back Back in the good old days of email scams, the so-called Nigerian princes ran rampant with the grammatically incorrect and highly unbelievable cries for help. Over... read more..

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New York Legislation Will Update Data Breach Notification Laws

New York Legislation Will Update Data Breach Notification Laws In the wake of large-scale data breaches like the recently announced Equifax breach, lawmake... read more..

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Employment Scams Can Strike at Work

Employment Scams Can Strike at Work For most people, the ability to work from home might sound like the best of both worlds. Earning your full income while... read more..

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Your Social Media Posts Can Lead to Theft

Your Social Media Posts Can Lead to Theft Ever since the concept of sharing your personal life on the internet became a reality, social media users have be... read more..

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