Saturday, June 23, 2007

Identity Theft : Your Government at Work

Interesting read about computer security and identity theft. However, it is not shopping online you have to worry about. The government sector accounted for 25 percent of all identity-theft-related data breaches. Data breaches from the retail, wholesale and e-commerce sector only accounted for 4 percent. Our tax dollars at work. LOL

Has Your Computer Been Hijacked? - eMarketer- click to read article

From the article:
Internet security issues are now less about viruses or denial-of-service attacks — although they are still important — and more about spyware, malware, phishing and social engineering, which are designed to extract personal information from individual users.

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