Hack Proofing Your Identity in the Information Age: Protect Your Family on the Internet!
Teri Bidwell, Michael Cross, Ryan Russell
Syngress Pub., 2002 - Computers - 512 pages
If more than half of the following statements are true, you are at high risk for identity theft: You receive at least one loan solicitation or preapproved credit offer each week; You usually toss preapproved credit or loan solicitations in the trash without shredding; You usually toss old banking or credit documents in the trash without shredding; Mail is delivered to you in an unlocked mailbox; You send mail by placing it in an unlocked mailbox; You carry your Social Security or Social Insurance card in your wallet; Your Social Security Number is printed on the health insurance card in your wallet; Your Social Security Number is printed on your drivers license; Your Social Security or drivers license number is printed on your personal checks; You make occasional or frequent purchases online using a credit card; You seldom check whether a site is "secure" before using a credit card to make an online purchase or before disclosing private data, such as your Social Security Number, to a Web site; You seldom read Web site privacy policies before disclosing private information; Your online account with your bank, health insurer, or stockbroker uses your SSN as your account number; Your bank doesnt require a password before allowing you to make a withdrawal in person; The password for your online bank account is written down in an unlocked location; Your ATM PIN is written down in your wallet or on the ATM card; You sometimes share your name, address, e-mail address, and/or phone number with Web sites; You dont use privacy software to remove identifying information from your computer; You seldom take advantage of programs designed to opt-out of information sharing; You havent seen your credit report in the past year; Your Internet-connected computer stores private or financial information and is not protected from the Internet by both a firewall and antivirus software.
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