Fears about Identity Theft

By Exclusive Concepts Blog Team

This Consumer Reports WebWatch study indicates increasing insecurity among internet users about identity theft. Simply cutting back on online transactions may not help, however, since credit card data can often be stolen no matter where you use it. A Federal Reserve Board roundtable on these risks discussed the issue:

“If a business has a connection to the Internet for any reason, consumer and payment card information is at risk whether it is obtained from consumers over the Internet or at a brick-and-mortar location.”