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This Week In Privacy: April 11, 2009

The Online News Hour

Cyber Crime and Spying Threaten National Security
The FBI has ranked cyber crime as the third-greatest threat to U.S. national security, after nuclear war and weapons of mass destruction. Here is a look at some examples of online crimes.

The Wichita Eagle

Scam Mimics Visa Security Program
Phony messages instructing Visa credit card -holders to sign up for the Verified by Visa program by downloading a form and pasting it into their Web browser sounds a bit more than phishy.

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft increased by 50 percent nationally last year alone, and all 50 states experienced an increase in such cases from 2007. A few well known facts about identity theft and more.