[Cialug] PSA - Personal Security

Tim Wilson tim_linux at wilson-home.com
Thu Oct 18 10:52:29 CDT 2007

Josh, could you give the URL to order the free credit reports?  That way,
those who aren't checking their reports will know how to get them.

On 10/18/07, Josh More <morej at alliancetechnologies.net> wrote:
> Last night, after the meeting, there were a few conversations about
> recent identity theft attacks targeting children.  For those who were
> not there, the one I was discussing was the problem of people using the
> social security numbers of young kids to get credit cards.  Since the
> kids don't check their credit ratings, these ID thefts can run a lot
> longer than they do on adults.
> I just ran across an article that mentions that the problem exists for
> older kids too:
> http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/business/stories.nsf/yourmoney/story/088AB3C9CBEAAF8786257373000E9D6B?OpenDocument
> So, if you have children, it's a good idea to check their credit
> reports along with your own.  (You *are* all checking your free credit
> reports every four months, right?)
> Anyway, there was enough interest last night that I thought a general
> post would be useful.
> morej at alliancetechnologies.net
> 515-245-7701
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