Test your ID theft risk

- May 5th, 2010

Wallet

The Canadian Privacy Commissioner posted a link to a short test to see how you fare in minimizing the risk of ID theft that is on a website managed by the Australian Privacy Commissioner.

This was created for Privacy Awareness Week, which is an annual promotion by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) forum which includes the Privacy Commissioners of British Columbia and Canada.

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Theft 101: Don’t Steal From A Security Company

- January 29th, 2010

CES

What is a thief to do at the Consumer Electronics Show, where most of the new and cool gadgets on display are tethered or protected by some sort of security? Steal a guest book, of course.

That’s what one rather inept thief tried to do, only he picked the worst target possible: the booth of Swann Security, a company specializing in home security equipment. Naturally, Swann’s cameras recorded the entire incident!

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