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How to prove you have been a victim of identity theft

Identity theft is stealing money and today you need to think of money as data either on paper or in cyberspace. Keep all documents and collect the paper trails in the real world and in the cyber world. Get and … continue reading

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Cybercriminals don’t need technical skills just a criminal mind

Hurray for the Spanish security authorities! They captured the Mariposa botnet operators. The Mariposa botnet networked through nearly 13 million computers across 190 countries. It compromised systems from across several Fortune 1000 companies and 40 financial institutions. At the time … continue reading

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Education and awareness are major tools to protect against cyber crime

From January to December of 2008, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) website received 275,284 complaint submissions. This is a 33% increase compared to 2007. These complaints were composed of many different fraud types such as auction fraud, non-delivery, and … continue reading

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Banks + Fraud = the Economic Crisis

Worth a LISTEN. Bill Moyers interviews William K. Black, the former senior regulator who cracked down on banks during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s. The financial industry recently brought the economy to its knees. Black offers his … continue reading

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