Online Identity Theft

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Using widely available Internet tools, internet thieves trick unsuspecting computer users into providing personal data, which they then use for illicit purposes, causing mistrust of online payment and banking services.  This book defines identity theft and studies how it is perpetrated, outlines what is being done to combat the major types of ID theft, and recommends specific ways that ID theft can be addressed in an effective, global manner.


Addressing Online Identity Theft

Part II of this book focuses on public and private efforts to combat online ID theft. Chapter 4 presents government efforts; Chapter 5 private-sector efforts; and Chapter 6 international efforts. The book concludes with suggestions for preventing online ID theft via the key areas of consumer awareness and ID authentication, as well as other measures to enhance international co-operation. The final chapter summarises key findings and recommendations. 


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