NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Theft Protection

Facebook Like-Farming Scams: Why You Should Think Before You Like

We're breaking down Facebook like-farming scams, detailing what dangers they present and how they can be used to target you and your online friends.
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What the Suspension of This IRS Tax Tool Means for Students Applying for Financial Aid

Could the suspension of an IRS tax tool used to help students and their families complete the form for federal financial aid impact you?
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Tax Scam Hits Government Contractor: What You Can Learn from It

A contractor that provides cybersecurity protection to the federal government was hit by a W-2 tax scam. What happened and how can we all learn from it?
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Russian Hackers Charged in the 2014 Yahoo Breach: What You Need to Know

Four Russians have been indicted by the U.S. Justice Department on charges related to the 2014 Yahoo data breach. Learn more about these Russian hackers.
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What Consumers Should Know About the Leaked CIA Toolkits

Last week, WikiLeaks leaked alleged CIA toolkits used in hacking operations. Read to learn more about the Vault 7 dump and how it might impact you.
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Credit Report Changes are Coming: Will Your Credit Scores Go Up?

Credit report changes are coming that might increase your credit scores. Learn what these changes are and how they could impact you.
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Credit Limits and Your Credit: How Do They Relate?

While you may know what a credit limit is, you may not know how your credit limits impact your credit scores. Get the lowdown on how these two relate.
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Is It Possible to Catch Child Identity Theft Early?

When identity theft happens to children it's often not caught until years later. Is it possible to catch child identity theft in the act?
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What is Metadata and Should You Worry About It?

Americans are using the Internet more than ever, but what does that mean for privacy? Learn what metadata is and how it can affect your safety online.
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National Consumer Protection Week: Tips for Being a Savvy Consumer

Are you a savvy consumer? In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, we outline tips for protecting yourself and your money.
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