In this scheme, scammers are asking for lots of personal information by posing as government officials.
If you're not using a free password service, you're making your life a lot more difficult than it has to be and making hackers' lives a lot easier than they should be.
Even if mistakes on your credit reports aren't your fault, you still have to deal with them -- or your finances will suffer.
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This basic piece of information is obviously hard to keep secret, but there are some steps you can take to make thieves' lives harder.
Technology will soon allow you to control who uses your card, and when -- helping you fight fraud.
If your child's bag contains electronics, keys or other personal items, your back-to-school season could be wrecked by identity theft.
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