Avoid Typing Your PIN at the Pump to Reduce Your Chances of Fraud

We've discussed when to use credit versus debit when shopping, and usually at the gas pump, credit is your best option if you're not paying cash. If you have to use debit though, Consumer Reports suggests processing it like credit—as in, don't type your PIN—to reduce your odds of getting your card stolen. »12/26/13 10:07am12/26/13 10:07am


Canadian Man Blames Lost Chrysler Data Tape For Irrational Identity Theft Fears

A man from the Canadian city-to-the-south-of-Detroit, Windsor, Ontario, is miffed at Chrysler (or more likely Chrysler Financial Canada) for losing a data tape and potentially making the possibility of identity theft happen sooner rather than later. Seems a tape containing the names, addresses and Social Insurance… »4/24/08 9:40am4/24/08 9:40am

Blue Cross Employees Need To NEVER Leave Social Security Numbers In Their Cars!

Ok, seriously — if you work for an insurance company in any capacity, you need to not leave any personal information for the people who pay for insurance at your company in your car, ready to be stolen. Like the Blue Cross employee who forced the insurance netwoek to notify »4/09/07 3:59pm4/09/07 3:59pm

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