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How Phone Theft Can Be an Identity Theft Threat

What is identity theft? "Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain". -United States Department of Justice What are identity thieves looking for? Name & birthdate SIN or social security number Addresses Mother’s maiden name Username and password for online services Driver's license number Personal identification numbers (PIN) Credit card…

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Citizens’ Solution to Data Mining by U.S. Government

As reported on PRWeb North America:   Mobile PGP Encryption for BlackBerry from EncryptedMobile.com   Breaking News: PRISM Program - U.S. intelligence agencies data mining citizen e-mails and other private communications. Solution: use EncryptedMobile.com to block unauthorized monitoring and protect BlackBerry messages with military grade PGP encryption, securing user privacy while providing unlimited worldwide e-mail service. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 -- The Washington Post and the Britain's Guardian are reporting that a program operated by U.S. intelligence agencies,…

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Mobile Security more critical than ever

As reported on PRWeb United Kingdom   PGP Encryption Provides Secure Email, Protection from Covert Data Mining: EncryptedMobile.com   Mobile Security More Critical Than Ever - PGP Encryption Provides Secure Email, Protection from Covert Data Mining: EncryptedMobile.com PRISM Program Confirmed - NSA & GCHQ are monitoring private email in the U.K. Get unlimited secure BlackBerry messaging and data protection with true end-to-end PGP encryption from EncryptedMobile.com   London (PRWEB UK) 11 June 2013 -- The secret surveillance of billions of…

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How Phone Theft Can Be an Identity Theft Threat

What is Identity Theft?   Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain. -United States Department of Justice   What are identity thieves looking for?   • Name & birthdate • SIN or social security number • Addresses • mother’s maiden name • Username and password for online services •…

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The Best Cell Phone for Security

The best cell phone for security is still the Blackberry, but if you google “The best cell phone for security” this search will bring you a myriad of software reviews. The reason why you are not seeing a list of phone reviews front and center is because quite frankly unless you own a Blackberry protecting your data is up to you (and even Blackberry has its limitations). As consumer we’d rather concern ourselves with our phone’s usability, fantastic features and available…

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What Is Data Mining? Simply Put.

A definition relevant to the everyday consumer

There are a number of explanations on the web about data mining. We don’t want to redefine data mining in this article, rather we want to highlight a form of data collection that most of us experience every day as an example of how prevalent and easy it is for corporations to track our behavior. Escalate this example to more sensitive, personal forms of data (like phone records), add government pressure to obtain this information and you have an invasion…

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Is BBM Secure?

Well, let’s not get carried away and just start off with the basics. In a BlackBerry, PIN-to-PIN messaging uses Triple Data Encryption Standard (Triple DES). It is relatively more secure than regular unencrypted e-mail, because the messages are not exactly travelling over the internet; rather, they are routed via the path described below: A BBM PIN-to-PIN message sent by a user is sent to the cellular service provider’s network. The cellular service provider then forwards the message to the Research…

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