September 20, 2017
Find out the steps you need to take to unfreeze your credit report and what credit freeze laws may apply in your state.
September 20, 2017
Thinking about freezing your credit? Find out the seven things you should consider before taking any action.
September 18, 2017
With so much uncertainty surrounding the recent Equifax data breach, many Americans are wondering how to respond—should you file a police report?
September 15, 2017
Not sure what the difference between a credit freeze and a fraud alert? Find out when you should consider each one and what it can do for you.
September 13, 2017
Find out how identity thieves can steal your personal information with a skimmer at the gas pump and how to protect yourself.
September 8, 2017
Not everyone will be a victim of identity theft as a result of a breach, but keeping informed can help you mitigate risk when dealing with any data breach....
September 8, 2017
Identity theft is on the rise, as are incidents that contribute to identity theft risks, such as data breaches that compromise consumer information.
September 7, 2017
CNBC recently reported that older Americans lose at least $36.5 billion every year on fraud. While anyone can be a victim, there are a growing number of scams targeting...
September 1, 2017
Americans are spending more time online and, unfortunately, so are criminals. While the FBI reports many crimes (property crimes, burglary, and larceny-theft) have decreased over the last several years, rates...
August 28, 2017
Dark web monitoring, also known as cyber monitoring, is an identity theft prevention product that enables you to monitor your identity information on the dark web, and receive notifications if...
August 25, 2017
There are various steps you can take to protect yourself online. One way you can keep your personal information from getting into the wrong hands with an additional step on...
August 24, 2017
If you're thinking of sharing your password, online logins, credit card numbers or PINs with a friend or family member, you may want to reconsider.
August 22, 2017
Learn more about what the dark web is, and why it should matter to you as a part of your identity protection strategy.
August 16, 2017
You buckle them into car seats, make sure they wear a helmet when riding their bikes and keep a first-aid kit on hand at all times. As a parent,...
June 15, 2017
While the details of flights, hotels and activities are top of mind for most travelers, many forget to take simple steps before they travel to protect their identity.
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