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When it comes to online identity theft, senior citizens are particularly susceptible. Senior citizens are frequently not as technologically savvy as younger people and are therefore more vulnerable to phishing emails from crooks trying to get their personal information, said Jack Tatar, author of the book Safe 4 Retirement: The Four Keys to a Safe Retirement. MORE: Best Identity-Theft Protection Software 2014 Neal O’Farrell, executive director of the Identity Theft Council in Walnut Creek, California, and a consumer security expert, said seniors should remember one word if they don’t want to become victims of identity theft: paranoia. “This is particularly important for seniors, who might not be as cynical as the rest of us,” O’Farrell said.

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When it comes to online identity theft, senior citizens are particularly susceptible. Senior citizens are frequently not as technologically savvy as younger people and are therefore more vulnerable to phishing emails from crooks trying to get their personal information, said Jack Tatar, author of the book Safe 4 Retirement: The Four Keys to a Safe Retirement. MORE: Best Identity-Theft Protection Software 2014 Neal O’Farrell, executive director of the Identity Theft Council in Walnut Creek, California, and a consumer security expert, said seniors should remember one word if they don’t want to become victims of identity theft: paranoia. “This is particularly important for seniors, who might not be as cynical as the rest of us,” O’Farrell said.