Beware of the Overshare

Keeping your personal information to yourself is one way to help protect against identity theft. While that may seems obvious, you could be deceived into providing some information of particular interest to identity thieves…and not even know it. This type of deception can be conducted via email (called phishing) and is when you receive emails from what seems to be a reputable organization asking you to share your personal information like passwords and credit card numbers.

Check out this video to help you identify the types of questions identity thieves might ask to gather your personal information in an effort to compromise your identity.

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