Identity Theft
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  • Question 1
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    What are the long-term negative effects of identity theft? (hint: choose 2 correct answers)

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    Inability to access and use your bank account

    A poor credit score

    Extremely time consuming to fix the problem

    You will likely lose your job

  • Question 2
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    Which is NOT one of the three main credit reporting agencies?

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    Experian

    Equifax

    Vanguard

    Transunion

  • Question 3
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    A credit freeze...(hint: choose 2 correct answers)

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    Allows you to restrict access to your credit report

    Can only last for 30 days

    Is always a free service

    Does not affect your credit score

  • Question 4
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    Which is NOT a form of identity theft?

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    New Account Fraud

    Medical Identity Theft

    Account Takeover Fraud

    Software Installation Fraud

  • Question 5
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    What can you do to protect your identity online? (hint: choose 3 correct answers)

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    Always use the same password for every account

    Create a unique password with special characters

    Be cautious of personal information you are sharing online

    Shop only on a secure site

  • Question 6
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    What does EMV stand for?

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    Every Machine Valid

    Europay, Mastercard, Visa

    Equity, Money, Validity

    Euro, Monetary, Visa

  • Question 7
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    How does the chip card provide protection from identity theft?

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    It requires you to sign for every purchase made

    The processing time takes longer

    It generates a one-time code for every transaction

    The transaction is through a 3rd party check for ID theft

  • Question 8
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    The first thing you should do if you are a victim of identity theft is

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    Call the police

    File an initial fraud alert

    Contact your bank

    File an identity theft report

  • Question 9
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    What is 2 Factor Authentication?

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    Requires you to enter your password twice to enter a website

    Does not provide protection against identity theft

    Sends a secondary one-time password to an external device

    Requires the card's CVC code for every transaction

  • Question 10
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    Getting sensitive information by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication

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    Investment scam

    Pyramid Schemes

    Banking scam

    Phishing scam

  • Question 11
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    Which of the following passwords is the most secure?

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    03011999 - it's my birthday

    password - easy to remember

    Football2018 - a combination of letters & numbers

    #mhalll+1! - a combination of letters, numbers, & characters

  • Question 12
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    At what website can you report an instance of identity theft?

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    reportmyidentitytheft.com

    getbackyouridentity.gov

    annualcreditreport.com

    identitytheft.gov

  • Question 13
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    Why is it important to act fast if you suspect you are a victim of identity theft? (hint: choose 2 correct answers)

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    The longer you wait, the more potential problems to fix

    There is a 7 day window to report identity theft

    With more time, the ID thief has more time to cheat you

    There is a fee if reported later than 30 days

  • Question 14
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    An extended fraud alert is good for

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    One year

    Five years

    Seven years

    Ten years

  • Question 15
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    True or False: A credit freeze is the same as a fraud alert.

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    True

    False

  • Question 16
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    Which is a warning sign that someone is using your information? (hint: choose 3 correct answers)

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    You find credit card charges you did not make

    You get bills for medical services you did not use

    Debt collectors call about debts that are not yours

    Debit card transactions are taking a long time to process

  • Question 17
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    Which government agency oversees & provides information on identity theft?

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    Federal Communications Commission

    Department of the Treasury

    Federal Trade Commission

    None

  • Question 18
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    Identitytheft.gov helps you recover from identity theft by

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    Checking your credit score

    Creating a recovery plan just for you

    Getting a free copy of your credit report

    Contacting your local police department

  • Question 19
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    What is a reasonable way to protect yourself from identity theft? (hint: choose 3 correct answers)

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    Know the signs of phishing

    Always pay cash; never use a debit or credit card

    Strengthen your passwords

    Check your credit report often

  • Question 20
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    The government authorized site to check your credit report is

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    Freecreditreport.com

    Annualcreditreport.com

    Creditreport.gov

    Equifax.com

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