Monthly Archives: December 2013

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Criminal Records



The Freedom of Information Act has provided the opportunity for individuals to know what are entailed in other people’s criminal public records.

Even though the Freedom of Information Act allows you to view criminal public records, there is some information that is not privy to you. There are some information that only Official Government Agencies, Law Enforcement Departments and the Courts can have access to and the level of access to private citizens vary per State. Continue reading

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Target identity theft and vicitms privacy



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Target identity theft scam – victims privacy


It is important for identity theft victims to report their identity being taken right away as it happens. Reporting the theft will hinder some type of damage that may arise.

Millions of Americans are now victims of the Target identity theft due to the breach of security.  It is unfortunate that Target did not have the necessary security in place to protect its customers privacy, however, since we can not turn back the hands of time  – you better take the steps necessary to protect yourself NOW!

Two things you need to consider when reporting an identity theft. It involves finding out who to report the incident to and how to report the incident.  This is a serious matter for all retailers, not just Target.  Today, CNN reported that Nieman Marcus is has also been hacked.

How victims can  report identity theft

In regards to a suspicion of Identity credit theft the first action you need to take is to contact the Company where you have all of your financial accounts. You should get in contact with the Security Division of the Companies and inform them that you have suspected that your account has been breached or hacked. Continue reading

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Identity theft defined

What is identity theft?

Identity theft is any type of fraud resulting in someone losing their information relating to banking, credit cards, passwords and user names.

There are different ways in which you can lose your identity. One way is online. This is also called phishing.

Phishing is one type of online Identity theft. Fraudulent websites are created to hack into your Computer  to access your personal data which would includes your credit card numbers, bank account data and other personal data. Continue reading

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Useful Identity theft Tips

Useful identity theft tips for victims of the Target security breach. Most people know that their identity and personal information can be stolen electronically as well as by paper.

Here are a few Identity theft tips that could save guard your identity from unscrupulous people and sources.

Identity theft tips

  1. You should monitor your credit history or your profile. You need to ensure that someone is not using your information to acquire loan or credit.
  2. You should download software from sources that are reputable. Do not download programs or open files that you don’t have much information on.
  3. It is advisable to go out and purchase a paper shredder. A paper shredder can be used to shred all of your financial documents that would have been normally lying around your house. This would prevent your paper document from being dumped in your garbage where anyone can have access to it. Continue reading
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How to prevent Identity theft in America

Identity theft is popular activity that has affected countless of Americans. Every American should know that they are not immune to it and that it is necessary to be proactive in order to prevent it from happening to you. With being proactive you need to figure out how to prevent identity theft. There are several ways to do this though. You should be able to quickly recognize changes and you should always be on the alert.

How to prevent Identity theft

You can start by acquiring an anti-identity theft program. There are several programs on the market but it is up to the consumer to do his research and find the best one that he is comfortable with.  Continue reading

Internet monitoring and terrorism

Government surveillance on the internet

Most of you may know that the government is the main body that is in control of what happens in the country and whatever they decide to do in whatever situation will always have an impact on your life whether directly or indirectly. So isn’t it wise to know about the government and the surveillance that they do on the internet? Find out the government, surveillance and government surveillance on the internet.

What is the government?

This refers to a body that governs a state, country or people and the internet refers to a network that is global and connects millions of computers.  Mixing the two and the people of the USA allowing the government surveillance on the internet is a dangerous and hot topic! Continue reading

National Security Agency

What is the national security agency?

What is the national security agency? The cryptological organization of the United States is responsible for coordinating and directing highly specialized activities to ensure the protection of the information systems of the United States.  They are also responsible for producing foreign intelligence information.

National security agency history

By order of President Harry Truman the National Security Agency was established on November 4, 1952. The decision to have this agency complete was finalized after the nation broke German and Japanese codes during World War2. This contributed to allied success against the German U-Boat threat in the Atlantic and the victory at the battle of midway in the pacific.  It also contributed too to many other successes of this kind. The decision that President Truman made to establish the NSA was followed by several studies about how you can use the same methods to continue to do code breaking work even after the war. Continue reading

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What is NSA data mining and how are you being affected?

Introduction to NSA data mining

The agencies of the government that is concerned with security, intelligence, and law enforcement are the National security agency (NSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Though each agency is separate there come situations where they may need to correspond and exchange information so that they can achieve a breakthrough on a specific case. The people who work in these areas are highly specialists in their field.

The National security agency is seemingly the least known and the most poorly understood government intelligence agency of all the ones in existence. It is a combination of the central security service and a crypto logical organization. This organization protects sensitive information by decrypting foreign intelligence and generating encryption keys to protect American information. Continue reading

FISA legislation

The amendments of the FISA

Definition of the foreign intelligence surveillance act

This refers to the act that was passed by congress in 1978. It establishes the processes that should take place for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence and to make the foreign surveillance court intended to increase U.S counterintelligence; apart from the usual law enforcement surveillance.

This FISA legislation came as a result of the fact that there were abuses of the United States person’s privacy rights by some parts of the US government.  These ‘abuses’ came about as part of the government’s effort to combat alleged threats to national security. Continue reading

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Learn about Accessing and avoiding Cell phone Surveillance

Techniques for cell phone surveillance

Though cell phones are primarily used for keeping in touch (originally) via text messages and phone calls their capabilities have far excelled. They can now be used to track your location, plan your daily and get in touch with contacts automatically. Though you might like to think that you cannot be tracked because certain options on your phone are not active this is not true. There are still ways that make cell phone surveillance very much possible. Continue reading