June 12, 2016

The 5 Biggest Factors that Lead to Identity Theft

Identity theft often begins with a small piece of information, and snowballs as one piece of information leads to another until identity thieves have the keys that will unlock a person’s entire financial world. Non-financial identity theft – such as medical identity theft and criminal identity theft – can be just as devastating. Identity theft […]

How Your Facebook Account Might be Vulnerable to Identity Thieves

The Federal Trade Commission estimates that about 9 million people experience identity theft on a yearly basis. Identity theft happens to all kinds of people and businesses and everybody who doesn’t take the necessary precautions to safeguard their personal information could end up becoming a victim. One of the primary places where people are the […]

5 Steps to Protecting Your Identity from Theft

If you have not already been affected by identity theft or if you don’t already know someone who has been affected, that may all change as more technology makes it easier for hackers to access information anonymously. This growing crime has given rise to many identity protection companies but there are still many things you […]

Protecting the Deceased from Identity Theft

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 7% of US households experienced some type of identity theft in 2010. With the capabilities of the internet, those statistics are steadily on the rise these days. Unfortunately, some of these identity thieves steal the identities of loved ones who are already dead. Identity theft of the […]

Identity Guard Vs Lifelock: Which Identity Protection Service is Better?

Imagine applying for a credit loan and finding out that you have a really bad credit score, even though you have been paying all of your bills on time for years. Then you check your credit report and realize that your identity has been stolen. You’re now hundreds of dollars in debt and you didn’t […]

Facial Recognition Software Can Lead to Identity Theft

You probably have a face, right? Well, if you do, then the contents of this article may apply to you. Do you use Facebook? Then sit up and take notice. You might know about the photo tagging function that Facebook employs for personal pictures across all of its users. You select someone out from your […]

How to Protect Your Identity When Shopping Online

One of the biggest concerns for people in the modern world is protecting their identity. Simply speaking, identity theft if one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States and it is something that is especially scary on the internet. For people who want to protect themselves, it pays to use some preventative methods. […]

5 Tips to Prevent Identity Theft & Keeping Your Credit Safe

No one wants to be the victim of identity theft, but the truth is that identity theft happens all too often.  With our high-tech culture with credit cards, online purchases, and criminals on the prowl, it is important that you become familiar with ways to prevent identity theft and keeping your credit safe. 1. Protect […]