The Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance Service (CIFAS) give the following advice to prevent identity theft:
If you do become a victim of Identity Fraud, CIFAS advise:
Further information is available from: www.cifas.org.uk or www.identitytheft.org.uk
Computer hackers have managed to steal details of millions of customer’s identities from the Sony PlayStation and Online Entertainment Networks. The details stolen included: names, addresses, date of birth, telephone numbers, and credit card details.