via Peter Rudegeair and AnnaMaria Andriotis – writing at The Wall Street Journal – comes a good example of crime reportage, regaling us with an exposé of pernicious criminality within the Identity Theft arena: The utilization of Synthetic Identities leveraged to abscond with fungible assets… In this case, to the tune of billions of dollars. While not new – as the article erroneously claims in both it’s title and body copy – the use of synthetic identities targeting our children’s identities and unused Social Security Numbers has been an ever-increasing fraud modality for a number of years. Today’s Must Read.


This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: Infosecurity.US