The mail contains some of the most sensitive information that you can have: your name, address, contact information, bank account number and routing number on mailed checks, financial statements and much more. Despite this vulnerability, [...]
There’s no doubt about it, cryptocurrency is increasingly entering into the main fray as a currency of choice. Also on the rise are cryptocurrency-related scams are also on the rise. Business Insider reports that the [...]
When creditors sell your unpaid debt to a collection agency, the debt collector can reach out to you directly to try and collect what you owe. But criminals posing as legitimate debt collectors may also [...]
From hackers to data beaches to identity theft, cyber-security issues are in the news almost daily. Keep up to date on the latest headlines as well as company announcements and when we are in the news.
Account takeover is a form of identity theft in which a malicious third party gains access to or “takes over” an online account. In this guide, we define how account takeover happens, how it affects consumers and businesses and what you can do to help protect yourself from it.
Building and protecting credit and personal information is important for all ages. Learn how to keep you and your children safe in the digital age. View Articles »
Whether you are paying off debt or trying to build your credit, actively staying on top of your credit scores and reports is vital. Learn more with these helpful resources and stories. View Articles »
Another day and another data breach is making news. Learn more about the most recent data breaches and how they can affect you. View Articles »
From online shopping to filling out forms to posting on social media, we put our personal information online all the time. Learn how to keep your information private with helpful tips and stories. View Articles »
Unfortunately, everyone is at risk for identity theft. Don’t be an easy target. Learn more about identity theft in the news and why actively monitoring your personal information might be able to stop identity thieves in their tracks. View Articles »
Scams and Fraud
Whether it’s a phishing email, phone scam, or a criminal going through your trash for discarded bank statements or tax returns, you need to know how to protect your personal information. Learn about the most recent tricks so you don’t fall victim. View Articles »
What Is ID Theft?
What motivates someone to commit identity theft and how would you be affected if your personal information got into the wrong hands?