Can watchful cybercitizens curb ID theft?

Monday, 2 October 2006, 2:13 AM EST

Since May, good Samaritan Steven Peisner has scoured the Internet forums of cybercrooks, looking for the names of ID-theft victims whose personal information is for sale online. The same day, he informs victims that their names - not to mention Social Security numbers, credit card information and phone numbers - are floating in cyberspace.

At TechNewsWorld.

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