Medical Identity Theft Protection And Prevention

Identity theft can be fatal to the victim — if it’s of the medical kind. Medical ID theft can result in getting the wrong blood type during a transfusion, the wrong diagnosis or the wrong prescription — all because the thief’s medical history gets integrated with the victim’s.I hope you’re scared, because that’s my goal....more

10 unbelievable Identity Theft Cases

Here’s a countdown to the most incredible identity theft cases recorded, compiled by

1.5 Million Americans Have Been Victims of Medical Identity

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Be careful Your PC Isn’t Held for Ransom

Computerworld reported that a hacker threatened to expose health data and demanded $10 million from a government agency....more

Dumb Criminals – The Best Way to Get Caught? Call 911!

In Daytona Beach, Florida, the dumb criminal capital of America, ...more

Is That Portable Device a Data Hazard?

According to a survey of London and New York City taxi companies last year revealed that more than 12,500 devices, such as laptops, iPods and memory sticks, are forgotten in taxis every six months. Portable devices that may have troves of sensitive data....more

Is Your Facebook Friend a Fed, or Sex Offender?

When you think about it, Facebook is weird. Where else in the world do you call people who you don’t know your friends? I probably have about 10-15 friends. Most are acquaintances and the others 400 are total strangers. ...more

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The $6.75 Million Dollar Laptop

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Dan Yost Chief Technology Officer of MyLaptopGPS brought attention to the Ponemon Institute, with sponsorship from PGP, has released their “Fifth Annual U.S. Cost of Data Breach Study.” As usual, the report is a treasure trove of great data (just like most people’s laptops are)....more

Is Chip and PIN the Future?

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Chip and PIN is the name of a government-backed initiative in the United Kingdom to implement the EMV standard for secure payments....more

The State of Information Security Sucks

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert The sheer volume of potential targets coupled with the vast amounts of money to be made has captured the attention of the global criminal hacking community....more