If you think home wireless networks are safe from hackers, a new British study might change your mind. It found that half of home WiFi networks can be hacked in less than five seconds. Is U.S. wireless security any better?
Tagged: identity theft
Many people spend a lot of time on Facebook, often “chatting” with friends. But are you really chatting with your friends? Facebook hacking is becoming more prevalent. Here are some warning signs that friends’ accounts have been hacked, and tips to help you avoid becoming a victim too.
Many things can make travel stressful. Here are some pro-active measures you can take while traveling to will help to minimize the risk that identity theft will ruin your holiday.
Private WiFi CEO Kent Lawson’s new blog outlines the astounding ways identity thieves target the approximately 11 million identity theft victims each year. In an effort to stem the scary privacy risks consumers face each day, he also announces an exciting new partnership with the well-known nonprofit organization, the Identity Theft Resource Center®.
This first guest article from the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC) discusses various forms of identity theft and predicts increased incidence of identity theft in 2011. The ITRC will be writing guest posts on some Wednesdays for private-i. Check this space in the future for their latest articles.
In the Wireless Age, hackers are becoming big time entrepreneurs, joining forces with others in multinational white collar organizations dedicated to cybercrime. Their target is your wireless data.
In less than six months, Dave Crouse went from living a secure middle class existence to facing financial ruin – and it happened because of online identity fraud.