December was chosen to shine a light on identity theft as it’s prime time for identity thieves to do their “shopping”, too. Here are some tips to help you fight identity theft year-round.
Attention, online shoppers! Identity thieves are banking on you, and your credit, to be easy prey. Cyber Monday is prime time for identity thieves to get in on the online action.
In today’s digital age, data breaches and stolen personal data sold on the black market are the new normal. Early detection is critical to stopping identity thieves in their tracks.
Along with keeping children physically safe, it’s important to guard their sensitive information as closely as you guard yours. Why? Child identity theft is growing rapidly. Over 1 million children were victims of identity fraud in 2017 alone.
Identity fraud had a banner year in 2017, ensnaring an all-time high of 16.7 million U.S. victims and financial losses topping $16.8 billion. Also highlighted: the ways in which this new breed of identity thief operates.
December was chosen to shine a light on identity theft because it’s prime time for thieves to do their “shopping”, too. Here are some tips to help you fight ID theft year-round.
If your head is spinning trying to discern the differences between a fraud alert, security freeze/credit freeze, a credit lock – you are not alone.
Hackers used the Equifax breach to gain a treasure trove of personal information in order to assume the identities of 143 million Americans. Credit and identity monitoring is the best frontline defense in the battle against ID thieves.