NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Guard

Child Identity Theft: Should You be Concerned?

Several hospitals in Pennsylvania made a recent decision regarding a time-long New Year's tradition that turned some heads. Although it's common for the first babies born on Jan. 1 to have their names published in local newspapers, hospitals in the Richmond, PA area decided to skip out.
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4 Reasons Why You Should Buy Identity Theft Protection

Responses to security breaches from retailers, restaurant chains and other companies have followed a similar script since Target was breached during Thanksgiving weekend in 2013. The company issues a statement, promises customers or employees that they will not be held responsible for fraudulent charges and offers those
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Home Depot Data Breach Just Got Worse: What This Means For You

Home improvement retailer Home Depot has been in the news a lot recently due to a massive payment card data breach, and it looks like things are only getting worse. The company announced Thursday that in addition to the 56 million credit and debit cards that were
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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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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 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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