Education is the key to protecting yourself from the damaging effects of identity fraud. It is important to stay apprised of current trends and be aware of potential scams and attacks. Below are informative interviews and news stories related to the Hodges University Identity Fraud Institute and identity theft.
Naples Daily News, December 1, 2017 Commentary: Honoring a longtime combatant of identity theft
NBC2 News, November 22, 2017 Which payment method is safest for consumers?
WINK News, November 6, 2017 Changes to account security questions pose threat
WINK News, October 25, 2017 Tips for reducing identity theft to keep yourself safe
WINK News, October 16, 2017 The consequences of typo-squatting
WINK News, October 9, 2017 How to avoid 'juice jacking' while charging your phone
ABC10 News, October 6, 2017 How to avoid identity theft in the digital age
ABC7 News, August 22, 2017 What NOT to do when looking for card skimmers at the pump
WINK News, August 21, 2017 How to keep USB malware away from your computer
WINK News, August 14, 2017 Medicare cards are getting an upgrade
WINK News, August 2, 2017 Cloud offers convenience but poses threat for data
WGCU News, July 27, 2017 Focusing on Fraud at Hodges University's Identity Fraud Institute
WINK News, July 24, 2017 Scammers target job seekers with phony job offers
WINK News, July 17, 2017 Reading this on free wifi? You may want to rethink that
WINK News, July 10, 2014 ‘Grandparent Scam’ uses phony grandchildren as bait
Naples Talk Radio, July 3, 2017 Carrie Kerskie on Identity Theft: “Every two seconds another American becomes a victim”
WINK News, June 26, 2017 Debit or credit? The difference has greater fraud impact on your pocket
NBC2 News, June 20, 2017 TSA tests out fingerprints instead of boarding passes
WINK News, June 19, 2017 Whether vishing or smishing, both are after your information
WINK News, June 13, 2017 Thieves target online Social Security benefits
WINK News, June 5, 2017 Received a debt collector phone call?
WINK News, May 22, 2017 Received a call from the FBI?
WINK News, May 15, 2017 Consider freezing your child's credit
WINK News, May 8, 2017 Not signing up for online accounts could pose bigger security risk
WINK News, May 1, 2017 Beware of scams sent through snail mail
TechRepublic, May 1, 2017 Identity theft is alive and well--and fraudsters keep getting richer
WINK News, April 24, 2017 How can businesses save themselves from identity theft?
WINK News, April 11, 2017 Personal information thieves target mailboxes
WINK News, April 3, 2017 IRS calling? It might be scammers instead
WINK News, March 27, 2017 Hackers target personal info in emails
WINK News, March 21, 2017 Scams target personal data via phony tax emails
WINK News, February 15, 2017 Scammers drain $7,000 from Cape woman’s bank account
NBC-2 News, February 6, 2017 NBC2 Investigates toys that spy
Naples Daily News, November 17, 2016 ID Alert: Is it safe to shop online?
Naples Daily News, October 20, 2016 ID Alert: Get educated on scholarship and financial aid scams
Naples Daily News, October 6, 2016 ID Alert: Skimmers harder to detect than you might think
Naples Daily News, September 22, 2016 ID Alert: Why won’t anyone investigate my identity theft?
Naples Daily News, September 21, 2016 How to think like a hacker
Naples Daily News, September 8, 2016 ID Alert: Who is responsible for unauthorized charges in a bank account?
Naples Daily News, August 24, 2016 ID Alert: Beware of follow-up scams
Gulfshore Business, August 2016 You Can't Fool Carrie
Naples Daily News, July 12, 2016 ID Alert: Beware of new Facebook scam
Fox4 News, July 12, 2016 Scammers target SWFL gas pumps
NBC-2 News, July 12, 2016 Expert: SWFL skimmers may have netted $1.2 million
WINK News, May 24, 2016 Collier County authorities warning of jury duty scam
TechRepublic, May 19, 2016 Business ID theft: Slow progress in the battle against fraudsters
Naples Daily News, May 18, 2016 ID Alert: Fingerprint vs passcode
Naples Daily News, May 5, 2016 Ransomware on the rise
Gulfshore Life, April 2016 Fighting Identity Theft in the Capital of Identity Theft
Naples Herald, April 4, 2016 Collier’s Identity Theft Task Force Patrols For Local Cyber Scams
ABC-7, February 22, 2016 Using apps to save money? Your privacy might be at stake
ABC-7, December 26, 2015 New chip card technology can't prevent 'digital skimming'
Marco Island Sun Times, November 27, 2015 Police: Alert property owners are best defense against home burglaries
WINK News, November 25, 2015 Black Friday lines could be longer because of technology
Marco Island Sun Times, October 14, 2015 Sheriff talks about identity theft; chief introduces new patrol sergeant
Business Observer, September 18, 2015 Identity Crisis
Naples Herald, September 12, 2015 $36 Billion: Economic Impact of Identity Theft in 2015
Naples Herald, August 2, 2015 Hodges names advisory council for Identity Fraud Institute
Naples Herald, July 26, 2015 Hodges University adds new Identity Fraud Institute
WINK News, July 22, 2015 Hodges University creates new institute to fight identity fraud
Naples Daily News, March 27, 2015 Hodges seeks $250,000 from state for identity theft center to serve area
WINK News, February 23, 2015 Thieves are preying on your child’s identity
WINK News, February 13, 2015 "Tokenization” to help keep your credit card information safer
NBC-2 News, August 20, 2014 New study: 90 percent of hospitals lose patient information
NBC-2 News, May 6, 2014 Investigator reveals how to find hidden cameras
Florida Weekly, April 17, 2014 Task force established to fight identity theft
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