How safe is your financial information?

When you’re paying bills, making investments, viewing your bank balance, checking your credit card statements, preparing your taxes and buying stuff online, are you taking a big risk with your confidential financial information? The answer, unfortunately, is that no one really knows.

The reality is that your financial information is vulnerable to identity theft even if you don't own a computer. Some of the biggest hacking and identity theft cases have targeted business or government databases over which individuals have little control MSN Money - How safe is your financial information?

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 7th January 2006 2:00AM