[Cialug] PSA - Personal Security
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:
> 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.
> -Josh More, RHCE, CISSP, NCLP, GIAC
> morej at alliancetechnologies.net
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