Holiday Gifts That Put Your Privacy at Risk

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iPhone 6 – Apple Pay

Apple Pay and Find My iPhone make life easier. One lets you use your phone to pay for purchases. The other helps you locate your phone when it's misplaced. Unfortunately, they also open your data to potential exposure.

Tips: Start by using only one credit card — never debit cards — to mitigate risk if there is an issue. Use two-factor authentication to keep your personal information secure online.

With the holiday season upon us, consumers are already making their holiday shopping lists. Not surprisingly, tech gifts are the most popular for the 2014 holiday season. What might surprise you, however, is that many of these must-have gifts also put consumers at the highest risk.

IDT911, a provider of identity theft management services, has ranked the top holiday gifts that put your privacy at risk, as well as provided tips to help ensure personally identifiable information (PII) is safeguarded. Tis the season for giving…make sure you're not giving away personal data too.

IDT911 is a provider of personal-touch identity management solutions, identity theft recovery services, breach services and data risk management solutions for businesses.


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