|You are vulnerable to ID theft because everyone is vulnerable to ID theft. In the information age, with everyone and everything so interconnected, a person like you is vulnerable to ID theft at nearly every turn.
There are many examples that illustrate why you are vulnerable to ID theft in the information age. For example, if you are a regular user of the Internet, you open yourself up to identity theft. There are insidious spyware programs that can record everything from the keystrokes that you make on your computer (to capture your passwords and what have you) as well as applications that can actually invade your computer and remove personal and financial information that you may have stored on your hard drive.
Even if you are not a user of the Net you can fall victim to identity theft. Even the simple process of using an ATM can lead to identity theft. There are people who are capable of snatching a personís information through the usage of an ATM.
Your telephone can even be a vehicle through which your identity can be stolen.
When all is said and done, you need to be on guard all of the time against identity theft. You need to guard your personal and financial information religiously. You need to be very discriminating about who and when you provide your personal and financial information.