NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Theft Protection

Is Your Device’s Geodata Revealing Your Physical Location?

What is geodata? We're explaining how online devices and services gather your location metadata. Learn what you need to know to protect your privacy.
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New Legislation Means Free Credit Freezes for Everyone

The days of paying to place, temporarily lift or permanently remove a credit freeze are over. New legislation means free credit freezes for everyone.
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How to Spot Fake Reviews and Save Yourself from Getting Scammed

Fake reviews try to trick you into thinking dangerous sellers and apps are harmless. Learn the signs of fake reviews, so you can stay safe.
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3 Web Browsing Myths That Should Be Debunked

You might not be a stranger to surfing the web, but here are three web browsing myths that you may want to be aware of as you search the net.
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EU’s GDPR Privacy Rules Take Effect: How Will They Impact You?

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how does it affect you? Learn about Europe's new Internet legislation and how it may affect you.
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Can Chip Cards Prevent Payment Card Fraud?

You may have heard that chip cards provide more security, but have you wondered if chip cards prevent payment card fraud altogether? Read on to find out.
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Everything You Need to Know About Two-Factor Authentication (or 2FA)

Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, is an important tool in your cybersecurity arsenal. Here's what you need to know about it.
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How to Avoid Oversharing on Social Media

Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, consumers may be questioning if they overshare on social media, and if so, how can they avoid it. We explain.
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Life After Identity Theft: What to Do When the Epidemic Reaches You

Life after identity theft can be hard. Read this article to learn how to deal with the rarely discussed consequences and move on after the fact.
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Smart Devices, Criminal Investigations and Your Privacy: What You Need to Know

Did you know that IoT and smart devices can be used in criminal investigations? Read on to find out how your smart device may be used against you.
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