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Free ways to protect against identity theft

Credit-reporting agencies, banks, and credit-card companies provide free services that help their customers detect, prevent, and recover from identity thieves.

By 7 March 2013

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How to prevent identity theft

Awareness is the most important aspect of any computer-security scheme, so monitor all your online and financial accounts--and change your password regularly.

By 14 September 2011

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Sony offers sign-up page for identity-theft protection

PSN and Qriocity users can now go to Sony's site to sign up for an identity-theft protection service. They need only to input an e-mail address to receive an activation code.

By 26 May 2011

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Sony offers free identity theft protection for UK PlayStation gamers

Sony has finally revealed details of the identity protection service it's offering gamers in the UK and Europe.

By 18 May 2011

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Identity Theft Council launches in Bay Area

Grassroots group helps train volunteers to counsel identity fraud victims.

By 4 November 2010

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Identity theft crisis worsens for ID security CEO

Surprise! The CEO who displays his Social Security number in company ads has been the victim of ID theft multiple times.

By 20 May 2010

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Study: Medical identity theft is costly for victims

New report finds that it can cost tens of thousands of dollars if someone uses your identity or insurance coverage to pay for medical treatment.

By 4 March 2010

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Multifactor authentication extended to all Office 365 users

All users will now have the option of using a second layer of log-in verification to reduce vulnerability to online identity theft.

By 11 February 2014

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Australians take the bait as online phishing scams increase

More Australians are getting scammed and they're losing almost $90 million a year to swindlers, with the number of people hit by phishing and identity theft cons almost doubling in a single year.

By 16 June 2014

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Man gets four years for identity theft via P2P

Seattle resident gets 51 months in prison in what prosecutors call the first federal case against someone using file-sharing software to steal identities.

By 18 March 2008