Identity Theft Insurance: What is It? and Do YOU Need It?

What is Identity Theft Insurance? What does it cover? How can I get it? Do I need it? And how much does it cost?
Your questions regarding identity theft insurance are answered in this post.

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How Serious is Identity Theft?

Identity theft is a serious crime– not only to you and your family, but to your finances, your emotional well being and your future. Find out just how far-reaching the damages are to individuals and businesses.

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BitDefender Total Security and BitDefender Antivirus

Another European program making inroads into the North American market, BitDefender is headquartered in Bucharest, Romania and is ranked as one of the top 100 private companies in Europe. Its antivirus and computer security programs are currently installed on more than 41 million computers in over 200 countries around the world.

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Is it a crime to get a job using someone else’s SSN?

Lora and Jamey Costner of Newport, Tennessee, have joined the ranks of identity theft victims after two illegal immigrants, Douglas Valdez and Elizabeth Velasco Bautista, allegedly used the Costner’s Social Security numbers to obtain employment at the Koch Foods plant in nearby Morristown.

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How to Dispute Your Credit Report Information

As you periodically review your credit report, whether it be monthly or yearly, you may come across simple errors in information or incorrect reports of credit that you may have received. There are two ways to correct or “dispute” this information. One is online and the other in writing.
Read more for the step by step process, contact information and process on credit report disputes

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What You Need to Know about Credit Monitoring

Credit monitoring can be one of the easiest, most efficient and cost effective manners for preventing and detecing mistakes on your credit report.
Read more to learn to learn how easy it is to monitor your credit and how monitoring my credit enabled me to quickly detect credit blemishes and unauthorized use of my credit information– as well as how the monitoring system helped me to make corrections to my credit report.

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Is Your Child’s Identity Safe?

Children are the perfect targets for identity theft, as it may go undiscovered for years. Most often this crime is committed by a friend or family member, but more and more often it is a result of online information.
Read more to discover how your child’s identity may be stolen and what you can do to prevent it.

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Is it REALLY MySpace?

MySpace, Facebook and other social networking sites are some of the fastest growing uses of the internet for the promotion of bands, businesses, people and just staying in touch. However, there are some pitfalls with so much personal information in one place that is so easily accessible.
Read more to learn how MySpace and other social networking sites can put you at risk for identity theft and how you can avoid it.

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An Overview of The Fair Credit Reporting Act: What it Does and How it Can Help You

The Fair Credit Reporting Act is basically the who, what, when, where, why, and how of an individual’s credit rights. It is an American; federal law which was most recently (2006) revised to include new methods of reporting and collection of information to keep up to date with new methods and technology.
Read more for how this important law protects you.

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Kaspersky anti virus and Internet Security Suite: A Review

Kaspersky Labs

Kapersky germinated in 1989, when Russian computer technician Eugene Kaspersky found the Cascade virus on his PC. He developed his own anti-virus program and purged the little monster, and released his program to the public in 1993.
Since then, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab has developed into a multi-national company with offices in Europe, Asia, and North America, and with Eugene Kaspersky still in R&D. Although the company’s software is currently better known in Eastern Europe and Asia, it’s growing in popularity elsewhere, particularly after Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6 won the PC World Editor’s Choice award for Antivirus programs in 2007.
Kaspersky Lab offers three consumer products: Anti-Virus 7, Internet Security 7, and new Mobile Security.
Kapersky Antivirus (pricey at $59.95 per year) detects all the usual suspects, including Trojans, viruses, and worms, and it also scans for spyware, adware, and keyloggers at the same time. The program gives strong and prompt detection, with the malware database automatically updating every hour and the signatures of new virus and spam attacks added to the database within one to two hours of the outbreak’s first report.

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