Friday, May 21, 2010

Have a Laugh at Lifelock

Remember that guy who put his social security number on trucks and said it was safe because his company, Lifelock, made those numbers "useless" to anyone trying to use them? Major fail. From Wired:

Apparently, when you publish your Social Security number prominently on your website and billboards, people take it as an invitation to steal your identity.

LifeLock CEO Todd Davis, whose number is displayed in the company’s ubiquitous advertisements, has by now learned that lesson. He’s been a victim of identity theft at least 13 times, according to the Phoenix New Times.

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Caveat emptor, baby.

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