Identity Protection Tip of The Month

Change Your Passcode - As may know by now, there were two major security incidents in January. First, consumer credit information were stolen from the Heartland Payment Systems and then job seeker information were stolen from Monster. In fact the Monster incident included the theft of member password which makes the Monster members even more vulnerable because most members use the same password to access other online accounts and elsewhere. So, if you are a member of, change your passcode immediately at Monster and wherever else you use the same passcode. Also, if you are no longer searching for a job, remove your resume and cancel your account. You can always reopen an account to search for a job when needed. Visit the identity theft news section to learn more about the two incidents.

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