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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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Sticky Security: Smart Cards Versus Magnetic Stripe Credit Cards

In this video, MSNBC does a great job detaining some of the problems with Smart Cards.
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It’s likely that you have seen a smart card, either using a smart card yourself or via watching someone else use one.

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Identity Theft – It’s all in the Family

How hard must it be to turn your own daughter over to the police? Well I, for one, want to salute this mother. Pamela Blais turned in her own daughter for Identity Theft.
Her daughter, Ryanne Blais, took out not one, not two, but THREE credit cards in her mother’s name, racking up a total bill of over $15,000 in credit card debt.
The daughter’s response when she was caught, according to this article, was that she thought the whole situation would “just take care of itself”.

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