The Victim Of Identity Theft

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Statista reported that 97% companies in the United states experienced malware attacks like viruses. Criminals often use these attack to steal information from corporations, business, firms, or individual and use if for a particular gain-usually financially. Identity theft is a common practice criminals use to lure and reel in potential clients through spam, social network, trojan, voice phishing, credit card, and many more. As society advance, so does the criminals; they use the power of the advanced technology to trap, while staying hidden from public view. Keystroke logging and malicious virus like trojan and worms are more visible, because our society is heavily dependent on technology which makes identity theft more common. Younger generations interact through social media; corporation 's share encrypted documents that usually require passcodes; international countries also take personal information seriously, because confidential information. In case you are the victim of identity theft, there are steps one should do once they realize their identity is stolen. There are practices where one can aid a victim of identity theft. The penalties for criminals of theft and fraud can be resolved through state law; however, it may escalate to the federal court, because Congress passed the Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998. Stakeholders is a person or an group that has an interest in a particular organization. Examples of stakeholders are the government,
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