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2009 

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert ABC news and a bazillion other outlets report that a former informant for the Secret Service was one of three men charged with stealing credit and debit card information from 170 million accounts in the largest data breach in history. The former informant, A...
08/31/2009
Identity Theft Expert Robert Siciliano In a word, no. By itself a national ID card will not prevent all forms of identity theft. However, if a number of other factors come into play that will effectively associate the credited with credit, meaning there is a factual amount of accountability throu...
08/31/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Craigslist scams are in full force. Fox news reports scams targeting online car buyers. The crooks spend about a hundred dollars on a junk car and get a title. Then they steal a similar car and advertise it for sale on Craigslist. This is a form of auto iden...
08/28/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Peer to peer file sharing is a great technology used to share data over peer networks. It’s also great software to get hacked and have your identity stolen. Installing P2P software allows anyone, including criminal hackers, to access your data. This can resu...
08/27/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert My first passion has always been personal security as it relates to violence prevention. I got into this business 20 years ago as a result of violence in my own life and began to write, speak and train in self defense. Today is no different than back then, w...
08/27/2009
Identity Theft Expert Robert Siciliano Background checks are a necessary tool in today’s sometimes violent and certainly litigious society. If a rug installation company was to hire an installer, who eventually rapes and kills a client, then the rug installation company would be held libel for th...
08/26/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Ive taken lots of heat for my comments on a Fox News report that the Office of Management and Budget is considering reversing a nine year ban on using “cookies” to track users’ preferences and interests on federal websites. The shift in policy is being bille...
08/26/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Most people are too smart to fall for a Nigerian 419 scam. But plenty of smart people fell for Bernie Madoff’s investment scams. Madoff was far more subtle than your average scammer. But in this day and age, people ought to be more alert to potential scams t...
08/25/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert As a “blogger” I am held accountable for what I say. Bloggers are being sued and held libel for their comments. People who comment on blogs are now coming under fire. For years I’ve put myself out there making a concerted effort to educate, inform and try he...
08/24/2009
Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert If there was ever a week to get high, totally drunk, on information security and identity theft scammers and hackers, then this is it! Media outlets everywhere have been pumping out story after story of data breaches, identity theft, criminal hackers and ind...
08/22/2009
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