The Department of Justice / Office for Victims of Crime announces the launch of its Identity Theft Victim Assistance Online Training Supporting Victims’ Financial and Emotional Recovery. It is now available to be test driven from the OVC TTAC site at www.ovcttac.gov/IdentityTheft/ . This is a user-friendly e-learning tool that will teach victim service professionals and allied professionals knowledge and skills to more effectively serve victims of identity theft and assist with their financial and emotional recovery.
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OVC Victim Assistance Online Training
Identity thieves may have drawn more attention that they wanted when they defrauded the nation’s top banker.
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Identity Theft Ring Ensnared Fed Chairman Bernanke
The Northern California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has put together a campaign to raise awareness of privacy issues surrounding Facebook applications, in particular quizzes. According to this group, the millions of Facebook users taking quizzes are revealing far more personal information to application developers than they are aware of. This is mostly due to the fact that Facebook’s default privacy settings allow access to all your profile information whether or not your profile is set to “private.” Even worse, the ACLU reports that even if you shun quizzes yourself, your profile info is revealed when one of your friends takes a quiz
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What Facebook Quizzes Know About You