NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Theft Protection

Critical Wi-Fi Vulnerability ‘KRACK’ Discovered: Are You Safe Online?

Research into a critical Wi-fi vulnerability was discovered. What are the implications of the KRACK vulnerability and how can you stay safe?
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Equifax Breach Updates: Malicious URLs, 10.9 Million Stolen Driver’s Licenses and More

We bring you the latest in the Equifax breach, including details on malicious URLs on its own website and how many stolen driver's licenses there were.
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Scams to Look Out for After the Equifax Breach

Scammers are on the prowl after the Equifax breach, but is there a way to protect yourself? We describe four scams you should be on the lookout for.
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Where are They Now: Catching Up with 4 Past Data Breaches

What happens after the dust settles and a breach is no longer in the news? We follow up on four past data breaches to see where things stand today.
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3 Tips for Paying Safely with Peer-to-Peer Payment Apps

Peer-to-peer payment apps, like Venmo and Square Cash, are convenient, but they may leave your money unsecured. Here are some tips for making safe payments.
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Uber’s Safe Rides Fee Class-Action Lawsuit: Is It Legitimate?

In September, consumers started getting emails detailing a lawsuit involving Uber's Safe Rides Fee. Are these emails legitimate? We break it down.
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When Should I Give Out My Social Security Number?

"When should I give out my social security number?" We detail situations when you are and are not required to give out your social security number.
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iPhone X is Coming: Can You Trust Face ID?

Apple's iPhone X comes with a new security feature called Face ID. Can you trust this facial recognition feature or should you avoid it? Read to find out.
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What We Learned from the Congressional Equifax Hearings This Week

Learn what the credit bureau's former CEO revealed in a series of congressional Equifax hearings this past week on the massive data breach.
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All Yahoo Accounts Were Exposed in 2013: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you had a Yahoo account in August of 2013, your information was exposed, according to new information from the company. Find out how this impacts you.
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