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child identity theft

How to protect against child identity theft

Here’s a shocking stat: More than a million kids were the victims of child identity theft or fraud in 2017. Surprising, right? Well, there’s more. Javelin Research found that two-thirds of those kids were 7-years old or younger, and about 60% of the children affected knew the person who stole their identity. Most parents don’t […]

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AT&T Hacker Gets 3+ Years in Jail for Leaking 114,000 iPad User Emails

With company security breaches occurring more often, there has been an increase of reported identity theft and fraud. An AT&T Hacker named Andrew Auernheimer, also known as “Weev”, was recently sentenced to 3+ years in jail for hacking into the company’s website and leaking 114,000 iPad user emails. Not only will he serve jail time, […]

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