6 Ways You Invite Hackers to Steal Your Personal Information

There are simple steps you can take to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of identity theft and financial fraud.

Chances are you’re not doing enough to protect your personal information from being stolen. “Everyone puts themselves at risk of hackers on a daily basis,” says Jerry Irvine, chief information officer of Prescient Solutions and a member of the National Cyber Security Partnership Task Force.

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor, Kiplinger.com

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for Kiplinger.com. She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.