Identity theft - found online at security site.

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Offline JimBob

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« on: 12/04/2008 19:01:02 »
91% of ALL identity theft now is obtained through or from Myspace.com or Facebook.com  Just the information posted is enough to get a complete profile of yourself or your friends (they get emails from you fishing for data)


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« Reply #1 on: 12/04/2008 21:37:26 »
It doesn't surprise me in the slightest. But if people give out personal info willy-nilly then they deserve everything they get.
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« Reply #2 on: 14/04/2008 20:59:55 »
I have facebook..

But they can only see your profile if you are in the same network as them, or if you are a friend.
Otherwise, all they can see is your profile picture and your name.

I think MySpace is alot less safer than facebook!
They say that when you die, your life flashes in front of you. Make it worth watching!


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« Reply #3 on: 15/04/2008 04:49:08 »
all it takes is three innocuous facts about you to recreate a life history - doesn't matter much what those facts are - it can be done.

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