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.
March 2, 2017
Financial blogger Kem Washington shares how she was able to bounce back from the personal devastation of identity theft.
November 30, 2016
Looking to avoid a side of identity theft along with your Christmas ham? Make sure you’re keeping things in trim with these best practices.
October 25, 2016
See how knowledgeable you are about identity theft when kids are the victims. When it comes to them, does your regular knowledge hold true?
October 18, 2016
Discover your best options after finding suspicious activity on your credit report.
September 2, 2016
Are the seniors in your life as protected as they think they are from threats of identity theft? Here's how you can help.
July 8, 2016
Cybercrime is a threat to our online lives. Find out the three most prevalent types of crimes and how to proactively protect yourself.
June 4, 2016
Are you a personal information warrior? Do you guard the integrity of your information fiercely, or it is a bit more casual for you?
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