Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Identity Theft and Financial Fraud

Unisys Security Index Reveals Identity Theft and Financial Fraud Remain Top Global Concerns for Consumers

Fears about identity theft and financial fraud are top global concerns for consumers, according to the latest results of the Unisys Security Index.

Identity theft is the primary security concern cited among respondents in nine out of 14 countries, while misuse of credit or debit card information ranks as the first or second greatest fear in 12 out of the 14 countries.

Source - Earth Times , press release

As i always say, we really need to be careful about our Identity. We need to make sure who we are giving our details are legitimate people. I would prefer giving out less details on social networking websites if you use one and make sure you only add those users who are really your friends.

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