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Identity Theft

Are masked credit cards the future of fraud protection? Written by Maryalene LaPonsie March 21, 2014 Anyone who has found a great deal on an unknown website has probably felt the same bit of angst. Do you make the purchase and hope the site's secure? Or pass up an amazing buy out of concern your credit card information may become vulnerable? A Boston startup thinks it has an answer that lets you [...] Posted in: Identity Theft
5 ways to avoid credit card fraud this shopping season Written by Maryalene LaPonsie December 21, 2012 We are down to the wire on the holiday shopping season. If you have been waiting until the last minute to buy gifts, well, we are just about there. However, in your rush to get the presents under the tree, don't make careless mistakes that could put your best credit card number into the wrong [...] Posted in: Identity Theft How Cards Work
You aren't stupid enough to post a photo of your credit card on Twitter, but your friends might be. Written by Geoff Williams July 18, 2012 Some people have clearly not gotten the memo: Posting personal information on the Internet could lead to identity theft. Many experts suggest not putting even fairly innocuous information, such as your address, telephone number, the names of your kids, your birth dates, and so on, although with social media sites like Facebook, that ship has [...] Posted in: Identity Theft
Freak cases of identity theft Written by Geoff Williams February 3, 2012 As if we need any more reminders that we need to be careful about identity theft. That said, there have been a couple of interesting stories in the media lately highlighting just how it doesn't always matter that we're careful about protecting our identity. Through no fault of our own, some other person or company [...] Posted in: Identity Theft
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