The University of Colorado in partnership with Identity Finder is promoting the Identity Finder Student Initiative, providing Students with a copy of Identity Finder home edition at no cost. The software is designed to assist students find private data stored on their computers.
Modern malware targets locations computers store records of purchases made online, college applications, credit and banking applications and more. If the malware finds this information it communicates that information to its creator. The information is then used to steal identities or to make errant purchases without the owner's knowledge. Knowing where this information is provides the user with options. Students are advised to utilize this software to assist in protecting themselves. Learn more at the Identity Finder Student Initiative Resource page.
To download this software go to the Identity Finder CU Student Portal and follow the instructions below:
OIT provides Identity Finder tutorials covering installation and finding private data for both Windows and Mac computers (Linux users should use SENF).