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Which of the following best completes the passage below?

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Which of the following best completes the passage below?

Credit card companies are as concerned about identity theft as private citizens are. With only a short string of digits such as a social security or credit card number, thieves can often gain online access to everything from bank accounts to travel itineraries, creating large-scale problems. Anxiety over the vulnerability of personal information has led to stronger protective measures and is the impetus for .

•longer jail sentences for those convicted of committing online identity theft
•credit card companies limiting the amount of money they will return to customers who are victims of identity theft
•some customers choosing to maintain several lower-limit credit cards rather than have a single card with a very high credit limit
•fewer people than ever before applying for new credit card accounts
•a new kind of credit card that uses fingerprint authentication to generate a second code required for checkout

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New post 02 Sep 2011, 08:06
E is the most appropriate..

the argument clearly mentions that thieves use credit card #, SSN#... protection has to do something with an alternative way so this can be handled.. which is mentioned in E.

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+1 for E

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I liked the question..though it's not very difficult..

Answer is E
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+1 for E.

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Re: v06-CR:Short Social Security string [#permalink]

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New post 08 Sep 2011, 18:14
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Which of the following best completes the passage below?

Credit card companies are as concerned about identity theft as private citizens are. With only a short string of digits such as a social security or credit card number, thieves can often gain online access to everything from bank accounts to travel itineraries, creating large-scale problems. Anxiety over the vulnerability of personal information has led to stronger protective measures and is the impetus for .

•longer jail sentences for those convicted of committing online identity theft
•credit card companies limiting the amount of money they will return to customers who are victims of identity theft
•some customers choosing to maintain several lower-limit credit cards rather than have a single card with a very high credit limit
•fewer people than ever before applying for new credit card accounts
•a new kind of credit card that uses fingerprint authentication to generate a second code required for checkout



E is parallel with the protective measures taken by credit card companies.

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