Recently, I was told by my credit union that there had been a security breach for cardholders, and they were issuing new cards to prevent any further problems. This kind of situation is becoming more common as technology advances, especially in the arena of identity theft. Why am I writing about this?
Because genealogy is affected by this trend everyday.
Here are some common fears we hear about when people are trying to steal our identity:
Fear: People use genealogical databases to get your mother’s maiden name.