5 Pieces Of Info To Keep Sacred, Or Lose Your Shirt

I’ve got a little piece on the “five pieces of information to keep sacred” in the August 2009 issue of Reader’s Digest. They’re:

  • credit card number
  • social security number
  • mother’s maiden name
  • debit card number and PIN
  • bank passwords and logins

Pretty basic stuff but sometimes people need a reminder. Check page 92 in the latest RD issue for more on what the dangers are and how to protect from them. I had a great interview with badass Avivah Litan, VP and distinguished analyst at Gartner research, that we only got to use one line from. I hope to publish it on Consumerist soon.

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