ANSI Panel to Standardize Identity Theft Tracking – PC World

Know the difference between ‘ identity theft ‘ and ‘identity fraud’? Don’t feel bad if you don’t. Even within the security industry, within the government, and within law enforcement, the terms are used interchangeably although they are in fact …

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Data trove spotlights cybertheft – Louisville Courier-Journal

SAN FRANCISCO — Getting hacked is like having your computer turn traitor on you, spying on everything you do and shipping your secrets to identity thieves. Victims don’t see where their stolen data end up. But sometimes security researchers do …

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Cyber-security worries Canucks – CNEWS

More than three-quarters of Canadians worry about whether their personal information is safe in cyberspace, yet a large number don’t take adequate precautions. A survey of 1,511 Canadians for Public Safety Canada suggests that while we enjoy the …

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Firewalls keep internet attackers at bay – Earthtimes

Gelsenkirchen, Germany – Computer users and homeowners have plenty in common as they themselves usually want to decide who is allowed into their domain. Some house owners keep a watch dog for this purpose. In terms of computers, that function is …

Source: Firewalls keep internet attackers at bay – Earthtimes