Electronic Pickpocketing: Tips to Protect Yourself

If a stranger accidentally brushed up against you, would you check your purse or pocket to make sure that your wallet was still there? Would you know if you were pickpocketed?

Just when you think that you have taken every possible precaution to protect yourself from identity theft, something more villainous comes along. With advanced technology, we can accomplish some amazing things. However, criminals also use technological tricks to rob you blind. You consciously watch what you do when you go to an ATM and you try to be mindful of how you use your credit card online, through your mobile devices or over the telephone. Yet, criminals are managing to stay one step ahead of you in the high-tech game. Did you know that in a matter of seconds, someone could steal your debit or credit card identity without touching your wallet or handbag? How are they doing this? Through a method called radio frequency identification technology, or RFID. Never heard of it? Well, here’s how it works. Click here to read more…

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