This post describes my experiences as a victim of ID theft, explains the growing problem of phone account hijacking, and suggests ways consumers and mobile phone carriers can help combat these scams.
My Experiences as a Victim of ID Theft One evening my mobile phone stopped working mid call.
Dating apps have survived the test of time, and many of us are guilty of a Sunday night swipe session when The Fear still hasn’t passed and Monday Dread kicks in.
But instead of the traditional drinks-and-a-movie hook up, more and more of us are downloading apps that promise no strings sex. Take a look at the best sex apps to find the perfect Netflix and chill partner. It asks to link to your Facebook to access your location, photos, interests, plus ‘friends’ who are signed up too.
Lowdown: Its ‘radar’ system obscures where you are and you have to ‘wink’ at users before they can view your profile.
My phones immediately stopped receiving calls, and I was left with a large bill and the anxiety and fear of financial injury that spring from identity theft.
It links you up to singles who are up for sex in your postcode but remember, the more info you put on about yourself, the more you can see about others.
Verdict: Popular with young professionals (we came across a mix of 20-something chefs, builders, students, musicians and lawyers) who aren’t shy when it comes to no strings sex.
Verdict: Definitely helps you on your no strings sex quest, but be warned – the men we came across were of a lower quality than Blendr.
One man’s profile picture was of a photo of his erect penis. Lowdown: Although Tinder promotes itself as a dating app, many people use it as a hook-up tool.