Identity Theft

Protecting your Financial Identity (Identity Theft)

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As more people take part in online purchasing and banking activities, it pays to be aware of the steps you can take to keep your details safe. Protect Your Financial Identity is a joint initiative of the Australian Bankers’ Association, the Australian High Tech Crime Centre and the Australian Securities & Investments Commission. This site clearly explains how identity theft happens, tips for keeping details private and what to do if identity theft happens to you. Click here for more info.

You may also find the commoncraft.com video “Secure Websites in Plain English” very helpful in explaining how to recognize if a website is secure or not.

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