According to a survey conducted by Javelin Strategy and the Better Business Bureau, theft of paper mail is among the three most common ways identity thieves gain access to private information.
Just by opening your mailbox, or looking in your recycling bin, thieves can easily pilfer checks, bank statements, and other documents containing your personal financial information. Continue reading
Do you use the same password for everything you do online? If so, you may be giving away the keys to the kingdom!
But you could have the same problem if you use so many different passwords that you have to write them down to remember them. In the wrong hands, that slip of paper with all your passwords is like gold. Worse still is recording all of your passwords in a file or document on your computer — a cybercriminal’s dream come true! Continue reading