Identity theft can occur anywhere people have access to your personal information. The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that a salesman for Lexus of Orlando has been charged with identity theft of one of the dealerships customers and more charges may follow. You can read the entire article @ Lexus salesman accused of identity theft.
Privacy & ID Theft
A University of Connecticut poll of 800 US adults showed the following results regarding web search monitoring: – 60% oppose search engines storing the search behaviors of their users – 65% oppose the US Government monitoring search behavior of citizens – 50% oppose companies turning over search records to the government – Only 5% of […]
Wired News is reporting on a smart street artist in the United Kingdom who is using technology to grab feeds from private surveillance cameras in local buildings and rebroadcasting these camera feeds to a public audience, in order to draw attention to how easy it is to compromise this new technology. From the article — […]
David Canton with the London Free Press argues that, in the age of Google; specialized people search sites; blogs and social networks like Facebook and MySpace, internet privacy is all but nonexistent. From the article — In addition to Googling a person, sites have been created for the purpose of profiling individuals and businesses. Try […]
Students who take the Law School Admissions Test ( LSAT ) may be giving up their privacy according to a warning put out by the University of Ottawa. LSAT rules require test takers to provide a fingerprint before taking the test to thwart attempts by imposters to gain access. Privacy advocates and students are worried […]