Identity Theft Protection
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Cyberthreat-Sharing Bill Passed By House: What Does It Mean for You?
Apr 23, 2015 - A bill was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday which aims to enhance cybersecurity by encouraging companies to share details of computer breaches with the federal government. This bill, which is now moving on to the Senate, is part of an effort by the government to help stren...
Spring Cleaning Tips to Help Protect Your Identity
Apr 20, 2015 - Spring is finally upon us, which means it's time for spring cleaning. While this phrase might make you think of clearing out the gutters or finally tackling all those boxes stacked up in the garage, you can also use spring cleaning to get other areas of your life besides clutter in order. Identit...
Which Identity Theft Service is Best to Protect My Family?
Apr 13, 2015 - When you have a family to protect, you want to know that you are doing the best you can to keep them safe at all times. In recent years, identity theft has become a growing problem not just for adults but also for children under the age of 18. Child identity theft is often more [...]
Qualcomm Announces 3-D Fingerprint Sensor: Is It Secure?
Apr 9, 2015 - Have you ever gotten out of the shower and tried to unlock your smartphone with your fingerprint but it doesn't work? Or you're leaving the gym after a workout and your home button won't pick up your fingerprint, so you have to enter your password? Qualcomm may have a solution for that. This Marc...
AT&T Breach Exposes Thousands: What You Need to Know
Apr 9, 2015 - Data breaches perpetrated by criminals from the outside are bad news, but AT&T is dealing with something equally insidious — an inside job. According to the Federal Communications Commission, employees at call centers operated by AT&T accessed the accounts of more than 280,000 customers and sold ...
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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