Identity Fraud

20 Aug: What is identity theft and what are its repercussions?

  If you think you’re immune identity theft, let me set things straight. There have been almost 17 million cases reported in 2017. And I’m not talking about the whole world. Only the US. Moreover, the alarming part is that the number of reported cases has been steadily on the rise since 2014. Every year these fraudsters are scamming consumers of billions of dollars. But, it’s not just the consumers who are at risk. Rather, identity theft poses a far greater threat to businesses. And so, we’ve decided to shed some light on identity theft.   How common is Identity…

25 Jun: 10 Types of Identity Fraud and Theft

Ever since the advent of the internet and the smartphone, our identities have been recreated in the virtual world.   From online banking to online shopping, there’s plenty of place that require our personal information. Any unwarranted usage of our identity information could have catastrophic results on your savings and even your life.   We have witnessed some terribly shocking and disappointing tales of identity theft in the past, but the specter of identity theft and a lack of privacy is only growing. With new applications of wireless technology and other functions like the Internet of Things (IoT), our virtual…