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. “As our world transforms more and more into a cyber environment, social […]

The Identity Theft Resource Center has been made aware of a group operating in California under the name ‘Californians Against Identity Theft’.  The group is claiming that there is a link between the gathering of signatures for ballot initiatives and identity theft. Using this correlation, the group is pushing to outlaw paid signature gathering for […]

(San Diego, CA  April 19, 2011):  The Identity Theft Resource Center® has found that hacking accounted for the largest number of breaches in 2011 year-to-date.  Almost 37% of breaches between January 1st and April 5th were due to malicious attacks on computer systems.   This is more than double the amount of targeted attacks reflected in […]

(San Diego, CA: April 19, 2011)  According to the “Weather Channel”, tornado season in the U.S. lasts from April through July, with May and June being the peak months.   The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) wishes to alert the public to several potential identity theft-related situations that might arise from such a natural disaster. This information is […]