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The Aftermath Survey: What Victims Have to Say about Identity Theft

by ITRC

Tired Victim

Each year, the ITRC provides countless hours of victim assistance to help those who’ve been affected by identity theft. This help is intended to let victims regain some semblance of control over their personal identifiable information. … Continue Reading

Quick Quiz: Has Your Personal Information Been Hacked?

by Debra N. Diener J.D. CIPP G

DataTheft

The New York Times has a quick online interactive quiz so individuals can see how much, and which types, of their personal information has been hacked (“How Many Times Has Your Personal Information Been Exposed to Hackers?” by Josh Keller, K.K. Rebecca Lai and Nicole Perlroth; July 29th. … Continue Reading

What is Identity Theft?

by Federal Trade Commission

IDTheft

Identity theft affects millions of people each year. You can learn how to make protecting yourself from identity thieves part of your daily routine. … Continue Reading

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