NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Guard

Fidelity Attacked by JPMorgan Chase Hackers: What You Need to Know

Investigators with the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service believe that Fidelity Investments was the victim of a cyber attack perpetrated by the same people who hacked JPMorgan Chase. According to the Wall Street Journal, an investigation has revealed that 13 financial firms in the U.S. were
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Holiday Shopping and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Identity Safe

Heading into the holiday shopping season, you are probably worried about the safety of your personal data as you pick up gifts and the other essentials this time of year. Who can blame you for worrying? Last November during the height of Black Friday holiday shopping, Target
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Jimmy John's and Signature Systems Inc. Breach Confirmed

Sandwich lovers across the country, take heed: popular chain Jimmy John's has just confirmed it suffered a data breach over the summer. After an investigation, which began on July 30, 2014, the company announced on September 24th that more than 200 of its 2,000 stores nationwide were
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Home Depot Offers Free AllClear ID Membership – How Does It Stack Up Against the Competition?

As data breaches have become a sad reality for numerous retailers and other service providers across the country, many have scrambled to rebuild their customers' lost trust. One way companies like Target, Community Health Services and — most recently — Home Depot have done this is to offer customers
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HealthCare.gov Breached – No Personal Data Stolen

Editor's note: This blog post was updated 09/05/14. Another day, another security breach. Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services have announced that a hacker breached the security of the HealthCare.gov website in July. Fortunately, no personal data was taken during this breach. That news
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Will Identity Guard Protect Me And My Spouse?

Q: Will one of Identity Guard's $14.99 memberships protect both me and my spouse? We share joint accounts, so can't we just use one account and both be protected? No, unfortunately one Identity Guard membership protects only one adult. In order for both you and your spouse to
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Protecting Your Teens From New Social Networks like Snapchat, Instagram

[Editor's Note: The article starts below the infographic.] As teens go, so goes the rest of the world. It might sound a little insane, but teens have actually become one of the most influential age groups when it comes to popular trends. Teens spend around $208.7 billion
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Does Identity Guard Require A Commitment?

Q: How long does Identity Guard require you to sign up for? Is it a long-term financial commitment? Also, how much will it cost for a couple? A: Great questions! Identity Guard does not require you to sign any long-term contract or make any sort of long-term commitment.
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Federal Authorities Seize 7-Elevens In Connection To ID Theft Case

Federal authorities seized 14 franchised 7-Elevens in Long Island and Virginia and arrested nine owners and managers in connection with an identity theft case. The nine are charged with making millions of dollars by exploiting more than 50 illegal  immigrants. The owners and managers paid these employees
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Can I Sign My Spouse Up For Identity Guard's kID Sure Program?

Q: My spouse and I share all the same bank accounts and credit cards, so I don't feel those need additional monitoring. Would I be able to sign my spouse up for Identity Guard's kID Sure?  A: No, you will not be able to sign your spouse up with
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