Identity Theft Protection
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Department of Homeland Security Urges Employees To Get Identity Theft Protection After Security Breach
May 24, 2013 - This week, the discovery of a security vulnerability dating back to July 2009 has caused a stir in the Department of Homeland Security. Thousands of DHS employees have been notified that their personal information, which include names, Social Security numbers and
Is Identity Theft Protection Available in All 50 States?
May 22, 2013 - Q: I live in Hawaii and want to sign up for identity theft protection services. Do any of these services allow protection for people who live in Hawaii? A: Great question! Yes, all of the identity theft protection services do
Can I Protect My Family with Identity Guard?
May 17, 2013 - Q: I'm a single parent and interested in signing up for Identity Guard, but I also want to make sure my children have identity theft protection. Does Identity Guard offer any program that protects one parent and two children? A:
New Utility Scam: How to Protect Yourself
May 15, 2013 - Recently the Better Business Bureau issued a warning to alert consumers in the U.S. and Canada about a new utility scam. Thieves are calling residences and posing as representatives of local electric, water or gas company. The scammers tell the consumer that they
Is Signing Up for Identity Theft Protection Safe?
May 13, 2013 - Q: Identity theft protection seems like a good service to have, but how can I guarantee these websites are secure? A: Great question! That is always an important question to ask yourself whenever you're typing your personal information onto any
What Is Identity Theft Anyway?
Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information, such as your Social Security number, name or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. A thief could take out a mortgage in your name or commit a crime and pretend to be you when caught. Thieves can even use your personal information to apply for a job or use your medical insurance!
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