NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Theft Protection

Federal Student Loans: What Students and Their Families Need to Know

When it comes to paying for education, there's a lot that students and their families need to know about federal student loans before taking them.
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The Internet of Toys: A Look at Playtime in the Era of Data Breaches

The Internet of things is extending to toys, creating what's called the Internet of toys. Find out what the Internet of toys means for your family.
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Data Breach Roundup: Payment Card Breaches, Microsoft Windows Vulnerabilities and More

Keep up with the latest in data breach and security news with our data breach roundup: payment card breaches, Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities and more.
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Microsoft Ends Support for Windows Vista: What This Means for You

Microsoft has ended support for Windows Vista, so we're breaking down what this means for users, including how it could put their data at risk.
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Are You Making Safe Online Payments?

Whether you're buying or selling items on the Internet, online shopping can be a dangerous game. Here are some tips for making safe online payments.
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3 Tips to Make Your Phone Less Hackable

Can you take steps to make your phone less hackable if it falls into the wrong hands? Follow these tips to protect your data.
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What to Know Now That the FCC Internet Privacy Rules are Reversed

Now that the FCC Internet privacy rules are officially reversed, we're digging into what this means for consumers' online privacy.
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Smart Speakers and Voice Recognition: Is Your Privacy at Risk?

Do smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home pose a risk to your privacy? Here's what you need to know about these voice-activated devices.
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How to Know You’re Dealing with a Scammer

Although we know how common scams are, it's not always easy to avoid falling for one. To help, here are four ways to know you're dealing with a scammer.
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4 Ways Your Smartphone Compromises Your Identity

Although they add convenience to our everyday life, your smartphone may be compromising your identity. Learn how and what to do to protect yourself.
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