Online Risks- Maria, Daniel, Hee Eun, Ira

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  • In 1997, Linda Foley was one of the victims of identity theft. Her employer, Bari Nessel, took advantage of the information that Linda was required to give her- cell phone, credit card, etc. Bari then spend a lot of money from Linda’s acount.
  • Online Risks- Maria, Daniel, Hee Eun, Ira

    1. 1. By Daniel, Hee Eun, Ira, Maria Identity Theft
    2. 2. What is Identity Theft? <ul><li>Main Entry:   identity theft </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Speech:    noun </li></ul><ul><li>Definition:   the stealing of a person's financial information , esp. credit cards and Social Security number, with the intention of using that data to commit fraud and create a phony persona </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon </li></ul>
    3. 4. Cases of Identity Theft <ul><li>In 1997, Linda Foley’s employer stole her identity. </li></ul><ul><li>Used bank and credit card information </li></ul>
    4. 7. We Recommend… <ul><li>Shred old bills. </li></ul><ul><li>Use reliable sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not lose your wallet. </li></ul><ul><li>Change passwords. </li></ul><ul><li>Give personal information carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-spy software (Firewall) </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Tahiti where there’s no internet! :P </li></ul>
    5. 8. Credits <ul><li>http://www.your-civilrights.com/images/identity-theft-piechart.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://lifeafterhim.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/id_theft_cartoon.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/identity+theft </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.privacyrights.org/cases/victim1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MtYVSGe1ME&feature=player_embedded </li></ul>

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