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The Marriott data breach exposed millions of passports. Here’s what thieves can do with them.
A passport is an important document and the information on it is gold for identity thieves.
Credit card stolen or lost? Here’s what to do.
Defend your information.
Ask a Geek: How Can I Permanently Delete My Computer Files?
Make sure nobody will ever see your classified documents.
Anti-Fraud Facial Recognition System Revokes the Wrong Person’s License
A Massachusetts man found himself trying to prove his identity this spring after a facial recognition system pegged his driver’s … Continued
Super-Smart People Rule the Earth
How to track cyber-villains and plan a space colony
Can I Have My SSN Back?
Maybe just one or two digits? The Grouse wishes corporate ownership of our personal data wasn't so irreversible
Defend Your Data
Upcoming ways to foil hackers and catch computer thieves
The Anonymity Experiment
During a week of attempting to cloak every aspect of daily life, our correspondent found that in an information age, leaving no trace is nearly impossible