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What precautions should an individual take to reduce the danger of identity theft?

Explain how a "cookie" works. What are the advantages and disadvantages to you?

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//In this paper, we have discussed about the precautions that should be taken by an individual in order to reduce the chances of identity theft. In the same regard, measures have been suggested regarding the usage of credit and debit cards, and also for ensuring safety in online shopping. In addition to this, we have also described the working of cookies, and their advantages and disadvantages.//

Precautions to Reduce Danger of Identity Theft

There are a number of precautions that an individual should take in order to reduce the danger of identity theft. In case, the individual is using debit card, then he should check the status of his banking account regularly through Internet; and in case, there is any fraud, then he should report to his bank at the earliest. In case, an individual is using a credit card while shopping and dining, he should be aware as to how the credit card is being swiped as it could lead to the theft of ...

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•Benson, R.J., Ribbers, P.M., and Blitstein, R.B. (2014) Trust and Partnership: Strategic IT: Management for Turbulent Times. Preface and Chapter 1.
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