NextAdvisor Blog - Data Breach Alerts

Experian PIN Verification Tool Poses Security Risk: What You Need to Know

Consumers can retrieve their Experian credit freeze PINs online, but the Experian PIN verification tool may not be as secure as you'd hope. Learn why.
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We Signed Up for Equifax’s TrustedID Premier and Here’s What Happened

Is it worth your time to enroll in Equifax's TrustedID Premier, the free service it's offering to victims of its data breach? We signed up to find out.
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Equifax Blunders Keep Piling Up: The Latest Updates to This Data Breach

Keep up to date with the latest in this massive data breach, from Equifax blunders to the latest details from its investigation into the incident.
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Unpatched Equifax Vulnerability Led to Massive Data Breach: What Does This Mean?

Thanks to an unpatched Equifax vulnerability on its website, the data for millions of consumers was stolen. Get the details on what this means.
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Equifax Progress Report Addresses Data Breach Criticism

Does a recent Equifax progress report sufficiently address the many criticisms of how it has handled its massive data breach? We break it down for you.
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Why Everyone Should Care About the Equifax Breach

While it may be tempting to ignore any news you hear about the Equifax breach, it's essential that you at least understand how it impacts every consumer.
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143 Million Customers Exposed in Equifax Breach: Are You One of Them?

The credit bureau just disclosed a massive data breach involving millions of consumers. Learn how the Equifax breach impacts you.
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1.4 Million More Suspicious Wells Fargo Accounts Discovered: What Does This Mean for You?

Banking giant Wells Fargo is facing a fresh wave of scandal with the discovery of 1.4 million additional fraudulent Wells Fargo accounts. Learn more.
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Managing Your Attack Surface: How to Protect Yourself from Digital Threats

Is there a way for you to protect yourself from hackers? Learn about your attack surface and how managing it can help safeguard your online identity.
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Verizon Data Leak May Have Exposed Millions of Customers

This week, news broke of a Verizon data leak and discussion about its implications ensued. In this post, we sort fact and fiction to explain the situation.
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