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Fight Identity Theft
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Fighting identity theft and scams since 1999.
Fighting identity theft and scams since 1999.

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The Anthem breach is the worst in history and victims now have a few options to protect themselves. It's not enough (24 months of coverage), but better than nothing.

http://www.fightidentitytheft.com/anthem-insurance-offers-…/

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Just get this clear: 
1. When you use Facebook you give them permission to use your content. 
2. When you delete your stuff and leave Facebook they no longer have permission.

http://gawker.com/5963225/that-facebook-copyright-thing-is-meaningless-and-you-should-stop-sharing-it

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Google just released this tool. It shows all the devices that are accessing your Google account. Excellent security info:

https://security.google.com/settings/security/activity

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You might want to share this with your Mac friends who think they're impervious to malware and don't run anti-virus software.

http://grahamcluley.com/2014/10/mac-malware-botnet-reddit/

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Yes, HomeDepot has allowed themselves to be hacked by a variant of the same malware that ran on Target's registers. It's been stealing credit card info for months. Read your bank statements.

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/09/home-depot-hit-by-same-malware-as-target/

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So people are upset by the terms of the new Facebook Messenger app (rightly so!) but they install it anyway.

I guess Facebook wins.

http://mashable.com/2014/08/08/facebook-messenger-bad-reviews/

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I don't think this was the "billions and billions" Carl Sagan was talking about.

A list of the affected websites has not been released yet.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/06/technology/russian-gang-said-to-amass-more-than-a-billion-stolen-internet-credentials.html?_r=0

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