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Online Impersonation vs. Identity Theft: Is There a Difference?

Allison here with AllClear ID. As defined by the Department of Justice, identity theft includes, “crimes in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.” Using this definition, online impersonation can technically be considered identity theft, but is there more to […]

RFID Cards: A Greater Credit Card Fraud Risk?

Vanessa here, with AllClear ID. “Smart Cards,” credit cards embedded with RFID chips, are getting more attention as more banks issue them to their customers. What is RFID – and why is it in my credit card? An RFID (radio-frequency identification) credit card has a radio frequency microprocessor inside it that contains your card information. […]