Identity threat is considered to be the fastest-growing crime, which is not surprising, because the damage last year alone objective data caused personal information of American adults and a third of the credit / debit card data theft. Most identity theft is a criminal financial fraud, criminals use stolen information to do these things:
1: use your personal information to open a bank account, such as name, phone number and so on.
2: Go to your bank or financial accounts
3: apply for a loan in your name to buy some valuables
4: Use your identity when they re-offending. Identity theft can cause you financial losses and devastating effect on your personal reputation
Comodo Internet Security and Antivirus to ensure free and secure your personal information on your computer to use, but there are many ways criminals, including threats, which can only alert you.
Identity theft – it is how does it work?
1: Most of our personal information can easily be accessed
2: Social media sites are the main source of information to steal your personal information
3: to steal your banking information by fraudulent messages sent
4: phishing scams to obtain your personal information
Protect yourself from identity theft: your identity could be stolen forms, they may hide or fishing to get your personal information, it may be hacking into your computer or monitor your telephone conversations.
Protection of Personal Information: includes date of birth, financial information or your social security number – all of this information could be exploited to the fraud, the destruction of your charging documents, medical report, insurance, credit card application a copy of your most recent bank statements and credit offers received messages.
Make sure your financial information:
1: a day just to carry the required credit / debit card
2: Regularly check your bills and bank statements on a monthly basis
3: Be careful to disclose your account details.
Understanding Network Security: Network is the best place to find information, on the other hand, it is a best known identity theft place to learn how to safely use the network, will help provide you with security.
Analyzing a website is secure:
1: Check is not https rather than http (https means the site is safe)
2: You receive an online request personal information when filling in the message received is uncertain legal situation to avoid filling out forms.
3: protect your social security number security
4: Make sure you check all personal bank accounts and social security number to prevent identity theft
Create a strong password / PIN code, a random eight characters, special characters and strong passwords combination of numbers, upon receipt of bank cards immediately get rid of the password, which can prevent identity theft.
Default / deny protection technology – the ultimate computer protection
A kind of malicious software such as keyloggers, sniffers and other monitoring activities of your behavior, will help criminals steal your personal information and log in using the credentials you visit the site, the default / deny protection technology can come to your rescue, there is no program You can hurt your computer is running the system itself, it will not access your files. Program can not be verified as safe will run in a separate security zones, which called sandbox. In the sandbox, the program will be monitored, analyzed to determine whether it is for your computer to produce any threatening behavior.