“iJacking” Risk

Not solely affecting paralegals, everyone should read this info about identity theft:

"A national study [PDF link] has uncovered the top cities most at risk for ‘ijacking.’


"iJacking: (i*jak*ng) noun: An emotionally devastating crime that drains your accounts, hurts your reputation and leaves you financially paralyzed when thieves assume your identity or use your Social Security number to commit fraud crimes


"With identity theft complaints to the FTC topping 250,000 last year, Sperling’s Best Places finds the San Francisco Bay Area to be the most at risk area for iJacking. In fact nine of the top ten cities most at risk for iJacking are on the West Coast, while the majority of the safest cities fall to the East."