Where do we stand with online privacy today? Expert opinions differ as to the exact extent of the problem. One thing is clear though: our fundamental right to privacy is universally violated today.
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The National Do Not Call List is still a powerful privacy protection instrument, but it doesn’t stop all unwanted calls. Here’s what else you should do to protect yourself from an invasion of your privacy via your phone.
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“How do I find out if someone is using my social security number?” We’ve heard this question from a lot of our users. Because OneRep provides privacy protection services by removing personal info from the web, many of our users find us after run-ins with Social Security fraud, SSN scams, and other types of identity theft.
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OneRep recently conducted a consumer study to better understand the privacy concerns of our users. Over 18 thousand visitors to OneRep’s website answered 8 privacy-related questions. The survey showed that an astounding 44% of the respondents indicated spam is the greatest threat to their privacy.
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A report by the Consumer Sentinel Network found that 3.2 million identity theft and fraud reports were made in 2019, resulting in a collective loss of $1.9 billion. When it comes to identity theft, stolen Social Security numbers (SSN) take up a big share of the pie.
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The stories are familiar, and unfortunately, they are becoming all too common.
A young woman was stalked online for many years - her stalker impersonated and spammed her relentlessly. A popular graphic-design tool suffered a data breach in which 139 million customers’ real names, email addresses, passwords, and physical addresses were exposed. 80,000 credit card users suffered as their credit card details were sold in the dark web chat rooms. Continue reading "Real Stories: Being Proactive to Stop Privacy Invasion"