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Richardm78




Joined: Oct 22, 2010
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(Msg. 1) Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:15 am
Post subject: How to avoid online Identity Theft (spywares)?

With identity theft on the rise, you need to be your own watchdog. It is very easy for criminals to get your personal data without having to break into your home. This is becoming the world´s fastest growing crime problem.
We really have to be aware of criminals.

Spyware uses your Internet connection to transmit your information to identity thieves.
While your computer is connected to the Internet, spyware quietly transmits your personal information, which can include:

* Credit card numbers
* Bank account numbers
* Social Security numbers
* Usernames and passwords
* Address books, including email addresses

Of course these thieves will use you personal and financial information for illicit or illegal activities. For example; The villain who placed spyware on your computer receives your information and can now:

* Steal money and open credit card and bank accounts in your name
* Sell it to other parties who will use it for illicit or illegal purposes

This is a very serious problem and people have to avoid it; and Imagine in the near future everything will be online.

Here are some tips to avoid online Identity theft:
First of all you have to continually check the accuracy of your personal accounts and deal with any discrepancies immediately also..

* Avoid questionable Web sites
* Practice safe email protocol:
* Don't open messages from unknown senders
* Immediately delete messages you suspect to be spam
* Use public computers with extreme caution

Another important step in avoiding online identity theft is making sure that you have the best security software products installed on your PC:

* Use antivirus protection and a firewall
* Get antispyware software protection

OK! Good Luck and be Safe!

http://www.zenok.com/free-antivirus/ (ZenOK )

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peterjhn




Joined: Nov 17, 2010
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(Msg. 2) Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:33 am
Post subject: Re: How to avoid online Identity Theft (spywares)? [Login to view extended thread Info.]

Identity theft is rising at a very high rate,to prevent you bank account number,credit card number must take precautions:

1.Don't use bank account number on regular basis for every transaction.
2.The merchants which are not known properly don't make a deal with them.
3.Must install a good antivirus software with a good firewall to make your system clean and free from viruses.
4.For proper information must concern with the authority who provides you all these facilities.

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jjclark10




Joined: Dec 02, 2010
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(Msg. 3) Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:19 am
Post subject: Re: How to avoid online Identity Theft (spywares)? [Login to view extended thread Info.]

That's something dude. There are people who will try and will take advantage of other people vulnerability. This should be taken seriously.
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