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Facebook users risk identity theft

21.03.2013 04:21

The ‘world’s greatest con man-turned security consultant,’ Frank Abagnale, has issued a serious warning about the dangers of Facebook: users put themselves at risk of identity theft by filling out online profiles.

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Kyle Moran 30.03.2013 20:14

"George, I think you're a victim of identity theft!"

"Iden tity theft? Who'd wanna be me?!?"

George Lopez :)

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 01:36

I can't get much with my own identity I figure if someone has better luck so be it.

Anonymous user 22.03.2013 19:02

I don't wanna be nobody else -- why would I steal their identity? Jus' sayin'.....

Anonymous user 22.03.2013 16:44

cannot your brothers be equal?!

Anonymous user 22.03.2013 16:42

Would it not be easier to give each man his equity and relieve the need to steal

Anonymous user 22.03.2013 16:38

Maybe its not facebook thats the problem but rather how little

Anonymous user 22.03.2013 16:37

information you need to steal someones identity. A big change is needed in that

Anonymous user 22.03.2013 16:37

aspect rather than to become so guarded with personal information.

 

Thomas Coe 22.03.2013 03:47

"Technology breeds crime" What a hybrid!

Anonymous user 21.03.2013 20:58

Yet another reason why I don't have a Facebook acct. Employers and gov'ts use it against you too.

Anonymous user 21.03.2013 19:33

that facebook thrives on human weakness, the urge for self bragging, that's what they are...

Anonymous user 21.03.2013 16:31

Larry Atkins,CIA, Agent, Air Force Colonel, 115 Tuckahoe Trace Yorktown, VA 23693, (757)867-7102

 

ramya divya 21.03.2013 09:05

Facebooks users have to restrict the information they share online to avoid the risks of Identity theft.. Just came across an informative whitepaper on this very topic " Wire fraud and Identity theft : Risks and prevention for Banks and consumers", which readers will find helpful @ bit.ly/S639ew

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