Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Identity Theft in Seven Easy Steps

I just ran across an interesting and somewhat disturbing article entitled "How I Stole Someone's Identity". In it, the author describes how, with permission from an acquaintance, he stole her identity in seven fairly easy steps. His point is that more of our personal information is publicly available than we may realize and that security at some Web sites is pretty easy to circumvent.

Read this, then think long and hard about how you secure your most valuable information. You may be surprised at how easy it is for someone to find out enough about you to take control of your identity.

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