CNet has a pretty comprehensive FAQ on what exactly identity theft is, how it happens to people, and how you can protect yourself. As if we all didn’t know what identity theft was by now, but the article goes into some really impressive detail about how people get your personal information and what lengths crooks will go to in order to become, essentially, you. They also disavow a number of popular misconceptions that identity theft is all about the internet; the entire article is full of good questions and informative answers. Additionally, the article gives you a lot of “protect yourself” info that anyone can find useful.

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