Avoiding Identity Theft
- In This Article
- Ways to stay safe at the bank, mailbox and more
- Don't respond to calls or emails asking for personal information
- Beware of eavesdroppers in public places
In recent years, identity theft has received an ever increasing amount of coverage in the media. This is due, in part, to the recent high profile data breaches affecting some of the world's largest corporations, and their consumers. Data breaches at corporations including Sony, have increased our awareness of identity theft as a growing problem. It is now more important than ever to understand how to avoid identity theft and the steps you need to take to keep your identity safe and secure from this new breed of identity thief.