According to statistics from the Consumer Affairs, for the seventh year in a row, identity theft tops the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint list, accounting for 36 percent of the 674,354 complaints received between January 1and December 31, 2006.
If you run an online WAHM ebiz or internet marketing site, your good name and reputation are always vulnerable to identity theft. Once only for the teen set, social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace are now becoming more main stream for business networking. At first I was a bit apprehensive about putting myself “out there,” but I’ve since found out how important these sites can be towards helping my business.
That’s how LifeLock can help you. One of the many ways they can help is by searching criminal websites for the illegal selling or trading of your personal information (including your Social Security number, credit card number, driver’s license and email address, if provided) and informs you when something is found.