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Coming Soon: Clutches That Protect You From Identity Theft

It only took accessory brand Articulate four days to raise $10,000 for its new Kickstarter project: a clutch that protects against identity theft. Which means this is an issue a lot of people are concerned about. It's a crime that, according to The Bureau of Justice Statistics, affected 16.6 million people in 2012. And, Articulate aims to end it. The bags contain a material that protects against Radio Frequency Identification. RFID is the technology that allows you to tap your debit card at a checkout counter to pay — but, RFID-enabled cards can also be a target of "electronic pickpocketing," which allows thieves to steal your card info by placing their smartphones near it

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