How to protect yourself from mobile ID theft
The deadly pairing of identity theft and identity fraud has been around since time immemorial. Personal details are stolen by a criminal (theft) and used in illicit activity (fraud).
While this kind of social engineering strategy isn’t new, an emerging form of ID theft has recently surfaced over in the States – involving your mobile phones. First, we’re going to look at a real-world “mobile ID theft” case study, before discussing what you can do to stay safe from this type of threat.