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internet safety

the steps I will take for internet safety

Keisha Bertram

on 25 January 2013

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Transcript of internet safety

By:Keisha Bertram
What is Identity Theft? How can Identity theft happen? What kinds of Identity theft are there? What is financial Identity theft?
The crime of obtaining the personal or financial information of another person for the sole purpose of assuming that person's name or identity in order to make transactions or purchases. Financial Identity theft.

What could happen to you? Identity Theft Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. It is important for consumers to recognize that identity theft is not just a financial crime. Identity theft is a crime in which an impostor
obtains key pieces of personal identifying
information such as Social Security
numbers and driver's license numbers
and uses them for their own personal gain. Financial Identity theft

Child Identity theft

Smart phone security

Government Identity theft

Medical Identity theft

Social network Consequences from financial identity theft include:

Damaged credit

Credit and debit card fraud

Checking and savings account fraud

Investment account fraud

Mortgage and other loan fraud

Tax fraud What is Child Identity theft? Child identity theft is when the victim
is a minor child. A thief may
steal and use a child’s information
to get a job, government benefits,
medical care, car loans,
or a mortgage. Some of the most common types of identity theft issues include: Child Identity theft What can you do to prevent it from happen to your child? Keep all documents that show a child’s personal information safely locked up. Personal information it includes a child’s date of birth, Social Security number, and birth certificate. What is Smart phone security? When people steal your information from your phone by reading your information. Smart phone security? What can you do so this does not happen to your phone? •Enable the smartphones•Do not save passwords, or other account information as Contacts or in Notes.
•Avoid using open Wi-Fis, especially for shopping and banking activities.
•Avoid opening suspicious e-mail or SMS text messages, especially from unknown sources. What is Government Identity theft? What is a Medical Identity theft? Medical identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it to commit health care fraud. Medical ID thieves may use your identity to get treatment. Repairing damage to your name and credit record can be difficult enough. Medical Identity theft? What can you do so this does not happen? First, read every “Explanation of Benefits” statement you get from your health insurer. Follow up on any item you don’t recognize. Finally, make it a regular practice to check your credit reports. What is Social network? Social networking is the grouping of individuals into specific groups. Although social networking is possible in person, especially in the workplace, and high schools, it is most popular online. How can it happen to you? Social network The friends that you can make are just one of the many benefits to social networking online and all around the world access to social networking sites. So if you give a person any personal information, that you think you know. It could end really bad. You need to make sure all your government documents are secure and don't give out any information over the phone. Pictures of Government Identity theft. THE END!!!!! Identity theft
What do you do when this happens to you? first Second Identity theft
What do you do when
this happens to you? Identity theft
What do you do when
this happens to you? Report the theft of your credit cards so your account can be flagged. Report the crime to the police. Third Call the social security office and report your card stolen. Identity theft
What do you do when
this happens to you? fourth You may need to contact an attorney to take legal action against creditors. There are many different kinds of identity theft, it is best to purchase identity theft protection before this happens to you. Report identity theft as soon as it happens. STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It takes many years to undue the damage of Idenity theft.
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