In my previous post, Protect Yourself From Identity Theft (Part 1), we talked about the dangers of exposing your personal details on Facebook such your ID screenshots, passports, licenses, etc.
We also mentioned about the dangers in using credit cards in commercial establishments and I gave the Barnes and Noble credit card fraud incident in the US as an example.
And then we illustrated how a blogger’s account was copied and contents such as photos even with watermarks were stolen by an online thief.
With just those three classic examples of identity theft scenarios, we should remember that social media profiles and personal experience blogs are like public records of your personal information. Even if you decide to delete them later on, someone else must have already stolen what you posted before. Nightmares, huh?
Let’s now see what are the basic measures we can do to protect our identities online. Continue reading Protect Yourself From Identity Theft [Online] (Part 2)