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Everything you need to know about ID Theft

Learn everything you need to know about identity theft: why attacks occur, how they are detected, and how to mitigate their damage.

Understanding ID Theft: The Role of Cognitive Biases

Despite advancements in security measures, the incidence of identity theft continues to escalate.
Feb. 04, 2024

10 Proven Steps: How to Avoid Identity Theft and Protect Your Per...

Hackers target organizations to steal personal data for financial gain, often selling it on the dark web. They can exploit your Social Security num...
Jan. 15, 2024

How to Check for Identity Theft: A Comprehensive Guide for 2024

Have you ever received strange emails about accounts or services you don't recall signing up for? If so, you're part of a growing number of individ...
Jan. 15, 2024

What to Do When Your Social Security Number Is Stolen

Identity theft can strike anyone, and its consequences are far-reaching, affecting not just your finances but also your reputation and well-being.
Jan. 15, 2024

A Complete Guide to Reporting Identity Theft to the Federal Trade...

Not sure what to do if someone steals your identity? As an investigations supervisor and ID theft manager, I've helped many victims report identity...
Jan. 10, 2024

As ID Theft Hits Record High, Learn How to Combat the Main Scams

Identity theft incidents have soared in recent years as cybercriminals have developed new, innovative ways to target victims.
Jan. 02, 2024

Top 10 Ways Hackers Can Steal Your Personal Identity and How to P...

Consumers are often asked to share valuable personal data in order to receive goods and services, and these exchanges increasingly occur online. Th...
Jan. 02, 2024

10 Things to Do if You’ve Fallen Victim to Identity Theft

Identity theft can be financially and personally devastating. Recovering in the wake of identity fraud is a stressful process costing considerable ...
Jan. 02, 2024

14 Top Scams of 2024: Trends to Watch for and How to Avoid Them

Identity theft scams continue to be prevalent with the rise of technology and artificial intelligence (AI). As always it's important to stay up-to-...
Jan. 02, 2024

How to Prevent Credit Card Fraud: Essential Strategies for ID The...

Imagine you lose your wallet in a crowded place. What happens next could jeopardize your financial security.
Dec. 20, 2023

Child Identity Theft: Protecting the Family from Invisible Threats

Cybercriminals often target children's information for credit fraud, a threat that can go unnoticed for years.
Dec. 19, 2023

The Impact of Identity Theft on Your Credit Report and How to Kee...

Is your personal data safe? If it falls into the wrong hands, it could be used for credit or loans without your knowledge, harming your credit score.
Dec. 18, 2023

How to Protect the Elderly from ID Theft: 10 Tips for a Vulnerabl...

The digital age poses risks, especially for seniors.
Dec. 13, 2023

Understanding Identity Theft Insurance: Do You Really Need It?

Identity theft can happen through various means, such as data breaches, stolen mail, or deceptive online tactics. It poses a real threat to us all....
Dec. 13, 2023

LifeLock Alternatives: 5 Best Identity Theft Protection Services ...

From my professional experience in ID theft investigations, I know how crucial it is to equip yourself with the latest tech and digital protection ...
Dec. 11, 2023

Nightmarish ID Theft Stories From Real Victims

“It doesn’t always happen to somebody else—it can happen to you very easily.”
Nov. 21, 2023

What to Do if You Are a Victim of Identity Theft

The ease with which we can handle the minutiae of daily life online has made taking care of chores quicker than ever before. At the same time, our ...
Sep. 20, 2023

10 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Protect Your Personal Informat...

January 28 is Data Privacy & Protection Day, an international holiday recognized by the United States, Canada, and European Union. The goal of Data...
Sep. 20, 2023

The Best Identity Theft Protection for Online Shoppers

There’s no doubt online shopping has made our lives easier. Whether you shop on Amazon or on a website operated by a local retailer, the benefits a...
Sep. 14, 2023

Social Media Identity Theft: 10 Expert Tips to Protect Yourself

Social media is a great way to connect with friends and family globally. But it's not without risks.
Jun. 21, 2023

How to Protect Yourself From Phishing Attacks

Cybercriminals have been attacking our inboxes since the birth of email services like AOL and Hotmail in the 1990s. Worryingly, email-based cyber a...
Jun. 14, 2023

Credit Freeze vs. Credit Lock: Here's All You Need to Know

Loan/lease fraud is the fastest-growing type of identity theft in America, with cases more than doubling last year. Fortunately, there are two ways...
Jun. 14, 2023

How Do I Check if Someone Is Using My SSN?

SSN fraud is a leading type of identity theft. Someone can use your SSN to claim tax returns, your stimulus check and other payments. Find out wha...
Jun. 15, 2022

The Top 3 Identity Theft Protection Services in 2024

In the digital age, the greatest threat is online. Here are the best protection services.
Jun. 15, 2022

Identity Guard vs. LifeLock: Which Credit Monitoring Service Shou...

Cybercriminals are constantly developing new ways to steal other people’s personal information and exploit their credit histories for financial gai...
Jun. 15, 2022

267M Users Affected by Facebook Data Breach: Here’s How You Can S...

Facebook recently suffered a serious data breach in which almost 270 million usernames and phone records were extracted and then dumped onto a publ...
Jun. 15, 2022

How Does Identity Theft Protection Work?

Identity theft has been happening since at least the middle ages, when impostors would claim to be emperors. It didn’t really become a concern for ...
Jun. 14, 2022

How to Freeze Your Credit and Protect Your Identity

A credit freeze will make it very difficult for anyone but you to open new credit accounts in your name. Here's how.
May. 23, 2022

When Was the Last Time You Checked Your Credit Report?

Your credit score is YOU. Don't risk it, get covered today with the best credit score monitoring & identity theft protection services available.
May. 23, 2022

Top 10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

Online shopping has never been more fun and convenient. The biggest bargains are usually to be found online and shipping times are super short. But...
Apr. 14, 2022

10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks

Phishing is a type of online attack where the perpetrator sends a message pretending to be someone else to get you to reveal sensitive information ...
Apr. 14, 2022