identity theft

The Capital One Breach…Understanding the Implications

By now, the massive security breach at Capital One is old news for many, leaving the 100 million or so affected U.S. customers to wonder what will happen next. Well, the investigations are starting, and the media pundits are aggressively…

Synthetic Identity Fraud and Social Security Numbers–Yet Another Battle to be Fought

It sounds like a strange title for a vulnerability–“synthetic identity fraud”–but it’s not really that far-fetched. In simple terms the concept is used to describe situations where a “genuine social security number is used alongside a false name and date of…

It starts tomorrow…get set and beware!

Published plans to begin releasing the new Medicare identification cards April 1 are widely known, especially by the crooks and scammers who have already begun their campaign to snare unsuspecting seniors into their web of fraud. A post today by Susan…

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