Adam Levin spoke with Ronn Owens of KGO San Francisco about how most individuals can be summed up according to 8 key numbers and cybercriminals are out to steal them.
Drum roll: Your phone number, birthday, zip code pin codes, Social Security number, bank account numbers, IP addresses, Driver’s license and passport numbers, and your health insurance numbers are all valuable currency for clever identity thieves to trade on the black market.
Time to become data security realists and get over data breach fatigue. When fraudsters target your PII or personal identifying information, they have an option on your life. By taking certain precautions, like monitoring your bank and credit card accounts, and reviewing the Explanation of Benefits summary you receive from your health insurance agents, you will better prepare yourself for when, not if, your data is compromised.