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Chapter 11. HOW TO SECURE YOUR INTERNET ... > Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Good Nam...

Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Good Name

Identity theft is what it sounds like—someone using your identity to get credit, get a job, or use your credentials. The easiest ways for thieves to get your identifying information are low-tech (dumpster diving, mail theft, or workplace access to SSNs, for example), but increasingly they can use the Web. For more information on identity theft see Chapter 12, “What Can I Do if My Privacy Is Compromised?


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