AllClear ID released its 2012 Child Identity Theft Report, which showed that a disturbing 10.7 percent of the children in the study were victims of ID theft -- 35 times higher than adults.
Identity thieves have stolen the tax refunds of more than 490,000 dead people since 2008, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The thieves typically claim that a dead person is their dependent when they file taxes.
Droves of shoppers are purchasing online this holiday season: The average consumer plans to do as much as 36% of his or her holiday shopping online, up from 32.7% last year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Facebook for SIM, from Gemalto enables anyone to enjoy Facebook on all handsets, even if without a data connection or data subscription. With this technology, Gemalto brings Facebook to millions of mobile phone users regardless of their handset type.
Our everyday activities are being monitored, today, right now, either by self-imposed technology or the ever-present Big Brother.
Prognosticators are silly. Or that’s how I’ve always viewed them, anyway. They combine past experience with their perspective on current trends to make predictions and pretend to be smarter than you.
Many prognosticators in the financial world have failed miserably, and we’re all paying the price now. Their current excuse is “irrational exuberance.”
Whether you’re a road warrior or simply own multiple PCs and want access to all your data from anywhere, here are a few easy ways to do it, and one not so easy option.
All of these options are secure, as long as you don’t leave a remote PC logged into your account, or log in from a PC that is already infected with spyware or a virus. I only log in from trusted PCs like my own laptop.