CNET News Daily Podcast: How identity thieves do their dirty work

Elinor Mills explains the ins and outs of ID fraud and how you can avoid becoming its next victim; state attorneys general meet with Craigslist over its erotic services forum; and the FTC takes a look at the boards of Apple and Google.


Security reporter Elinor Mills explains the ins and outs of identity fraud, including exactly how bad guys go about getting and selling people's financial account information--and how you can avoid being their victim.

Also in today's podcast: three state attorneys general meet with Craigslist over its erotic services forum; and the FTC takes a look at overlap on the boards of Apple and Google.
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Today's stories:

FAQ: Demystifying ID fraud

Craigslist to meet with state AGs over sex ads

Report: FTC eyes Apple, Google board relationship

Microsoft's new wave of layoff notices for 3,000

Photos, details leaked on expected Kindle

BlackBerry gets full-fledged Google Apps support

Miles Electric readies all-electric family sedan

Jimmy Fallon, Trent Reznor earn top Webbys

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