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How to Keep Your Identity Safe

How lo Keep Your Identily Safe Staying Safe Online Be vigilant Always know who you're dealing with on the phone or on a website Don't qive out info such as birthdate or SSNif you're suspicious Don't click through links in emails askıng for personal info Clean your slate Wipe the hard drive of any compuler you're gelling rid of Save and transfer information to a new mobile device Remove the memory from any cell phone you're tossing Protect your passwords Use different passwords for your laptop, bank account shopping sites, and other profiles Store your passwords someplace safe, and not on your computer Think of creative passwords that would be hard for someone else lo quess Keep it to yourself Be wary of sharıng too much info on social media sites Thieves can use info you share to steal your identity or hach into your account Never post your address, phone number, or other info on public sites Common Methods of Identity Theft Phishing Scammers send emails askıng for personal info, claiming to be from a company you do business with Emails may look legitimate, so be skeptical very Foreign lotlery You receive notification that you've won something you never bought a ticket for YOU WON! Notification asks for your bank account number to deposit winnings Personal identity confirmation Scammers prelendıng to be ask for your account information Ш your bank Your real bank will never call or email askıng for your full account number Point-of-sale hacking Identity thieves use malware to hack into a business's retail system Your credit or debił info may be stolen when you swipe your card Whał to Do If Your Identiły is Stolen POLICE CLOSED Report the crime to the police and the FIC Close any accounts that have been compromised or opened illegally Place a fraud alert on your credit report with 1 of the 3 credit reporting agencies Make an identity theft report to deal with collectors and businesses Order a free credit report to look for unauthorized charges or accounts Sources: hllp:// http://www.bigov/scams-rafety/fraud nancial-educalion/idenlily-thel/common-scams.himl htlp://ıcles/0276-order-credit-reports hllp:// htlp://studentmoneyskill:.bankofamericacom/article/vieww.asp?arliclelD-42 http://hrebsonsecuritycom/2014/01/a-frstHook-at-the-largef-intrusion-malware/ Provided by: GCS

How to Keep Your Identity Safe

shared by BrittSE on Feb 21
People dealing with identity theft should report the crime to the police and the FTC. After this, they should close any accounts that have been compromised or opened illegally. Discover other steps to...


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