Consumer credit reporting agencies are starting to make customers out of individual consumers by offering credit and identity protection services.
These services are supposed to protect consumers from the consequences of the leaking their private information online, which ironically, is often leaked from credit reporting agencies servers.
So stay off from this products like this offered by Experian because that’s the grave of your ID-Business Details.
On Thursday, the FBI arrested two suspected hackers who allegedly participated in Anonymous and LulzSec attacks. One of them, Cody Kretsinger, faces 15 years in prison for allegedly helping break into the Sony Pictures website with an SQL injection and publishing user data. As we described on Thursday, the indictment against Kretsinger says he used what’s called a proxy server to hide his identity while carrying out the attack. But on Friday it emerged that the site he allegedly used to disguise his identity cooperated with police working to track him down. That’s got some in the online privacy community very nervous.