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  • Five tips to reduce identity theft

    25.03.2014

    Some Americans submitting their taxes this year will make the unpleasant discovery that someone else has already filed and stolen their refunds.

  • Tax-related identity theft will rise

    14.03.2014

    Tax-related identity theft has been on the rise for years and the ITRC predicts it won't be slowing down in 2014.

  • Non-profit tax forms posted by IRS expose 630,000 SSNs

    25.02.2014

    An estimated 630,000 social security numbers (SSNs) on non-profit organizations' tax returns— Form 990s—have been posted online by charities and the IRS since 2001, leaving unprotected consumers at risk of becoming identity theft victims, say the result of a research by Identity Finder.

  • Every two seconds there's a new victim of identity fraud

    06.02.2014

    Javelin Strategy & Research reports an increase of more than 500,000 fraud victims to 13.1 million people in 2013.

  • Most SMB employees in fear of identity theft in the workplace

    22.01.2014

    The smaller business workplace has transformed into a mobile-enabled, agile, and satisfying environment, but one where the workforce is acutely aware and worried about the threat to their personal online information, an independent study funded by GFI Software has revealed.




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