Tag: Identity Theft

Symantec Aims To Make Identity Theft Prevention Technology Accessible To Norton Users

Symantec is one of the most prominent security firms in the world of technology today. Even great companies need to look towards the future and devise new strategies to remain ahead of their competitors. Symantec Corp plans to acquire identity theft protection service provider LifeLock Inc for the price of US$2.3bn. Interestingly enough, that entire price would be paid in cash. A Big And Bold Move By Symantec Norton software …
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Even Identity Thieves Use The moniker “Bad Credit OK”

When most of us think of identity theft, we think of the targeting of celebrities and socialites of the world–people with outstanding lines of credit and bank accounts that rival Bill Gates’. Well, what happens to those who are far from having a millionaire’s salary? What happens to ordinary, everyday people who become victims of identity theft? A new study by the Identity Theft Resource Center took a 300-person survey …
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Gauging The True Impact of Identity Theft

Identity theft is a serious concern, especially now that more and more consumers actively use the Internet on a daily basis. Those who are victims of ID theft often have to rely on governmental aid and on financial support from those closest to them as well. Identity Theft Resource Center published a study explaining how those with smaller monthly incomes are often hit the hardest when identity theft occurs. ID …
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5 Easy Ways to Help Protect You From Credit Card and Identity Theft

Since the jump online, financial institutions as well as their patrons have been victims of cyber criminals. Data phishing used to consist of a hacker, or paid accomplice diving in trash bins and dumpster for recently thrown out carbon copies of credit card and personal information. These days are long dead, as businesses now use electronic means to accept payments and keep track of records. Cyber criminals still use real …
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