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AOL Digital Matters - ID theft

Q&A: Is Leaving a Website Open On My Computer Dangerous?

Most of us tend to leave websites and browsers open on our computers while we walk away - sometimes even for lengthy periods of time.

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Need to Change a Password? Read This First.

A recent Psychology of Passwords survey found that 91% of people know that using the same password for multiple accounts or sites is a security risk however, 59% admit they do it anyway.

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Did you know your mobile phone can be hijacked?

Approximately 15 million Americans become victims of identity theft every year. Many people don’t realize this, but your cell phone could be an easy way for a thief to steal your personal information.

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You’re More Likely to Become A Victim of ID Theft If You Do This…

Did you know that approximately 15 million Americans become victims of identity theft every year? Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which a thief steals key pieces of personally identifiable information, such as your Social Security number or driver’s license number, in order to impersonate you, usually for financial gain. …

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