Tag Archives: identity theft

The Tinfoil Wallet Brigade

October 3, 2008

7 Comments

Earlier this year, I posted about the RFID scam— the RFID is a tiny little data chip that stores information and sends off that information via radio waves. You need a special “reader” to grab the data wirelessly and read the information. Credit card companies, banks, and governments (for passports) are starting to add these […]

Continue reading...

3rd Party Protection Software?

July 3, 2008

Comments Off on 3rd Party Protection Software?

I use a third-party software program for my passwords. I don’t like my web browser storing my most secret passwords! I’m concerned that an addon or some malicious program will read them. Somebody just came up with the idea to use a kind-of third-party software for online shopping. At least, that is how I see […]

Continue reading...

So Now We Need Locks For Our Lives!

May 19, 2008

1 Comment

All this talk about identity theft and credit card insecurity has me wondering about that service called Lifelock. It’s no secret that credit card companies and banks are NOT securing our data. It is time to take matters into our own hands! I’ve heard plenty about Lifelock on the radio. They have their own website […]

Continue reading...