All articles tagged: “Identity Theft”

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Your First Line of Defense — Scam Detector App Uncovers Scams Worldwide

Scam Detector App Uncovers Scams Worldwide

In a Nutshell: Scam Detector is a website and app that offers the largest list of scams active all over the world.... read more »

Amber Brooks

By: Amber Brooks • 4/5/16

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How to Avoid (and Recover From) Identity Theft

How to Avoid (and Recover From) Identity Theft

Heaven forbid if some maggot steals your Social Security number and then gets a tax refund by filing a return using... read more »

Robert Siciliano

By: Robert Siciliano • 3/18/15

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10 Best Identity Theft Blogs of 2015

10 Best Identity Theft Blogs of 2015

An attack on your digital network can cost you more than a new hard drive and some updated passwords. Online... read more »

Alexandra Leslie

By: Alexandra Leslie • 2/25/15

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The 20 Most Dangerous Cities to Own Property

The 20 Most Dangerous Cities to Own Property

Every year the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation releases data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/27/15

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BillGuard’s Innovative Crowdsourced Approach to Card Fraud Protection

BillGuard’s Innovative Crowdsourced Approach to Card Fraud Protection

With so many data breaches in the news lately — Target, PF Chang’s and JPMorgan Chase, just to name a few —... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 11/10/14

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Will Apple Pay Be Safer? A ThreatTrack Security Expert’s Opinion

Will Apple Pay Be Safer? A ThreatTrack Security Expert’s Opinion

When someone makes financial decisions in your name without your consent, you may wake up one day to find creditors... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 10/6/14

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Identity Stolen? 7 Ways to Get It Back

Identity Stolen? 7 Ways to Get It Back

Even the most cautious consumers may find themselves victims of identity theft at some point. Criminals who have... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/19/14

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How to Protect Your Identity When Traveling

How to Protect Your Identity When Traveling

Americans love to travel. Whether it’s hopping in the car for a weekend at the lake or boarding a flight to head... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 8/28/14

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How to Prevent Medical Identity Theft

How to Prevent Medical Identity Theft

Having your identity stolen can be a traumatizing, expensive and time-consuming ordeal. What can make it even worse... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/25/14

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2013 Had New Identity Theft Victim Every 2 Seconds

2013 Had New Identity Theft Victim Every 2 Seconds

In a recent annual fraud study conducted by Javelin Strategy and Research, it was reported a new occurrence of... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/10/14

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5 Ways to Protect Your Identity and Finances

5 Ways to Protect Your Identity and Finances

In light of the massive Target breach that recently affected millions of Americans, you may be concerned about the... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 2/8/14

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One-Fourth of Data Breaches Result in Identity Theft

One-Fourth of Data Breaches Result in Identity Theft

On a study conducted by Javelin Strategy and research, it was shown one-quarter of the people whose credit card... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/9/14

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How to Protect Your Credit During the Target Breach

How to Protect Your Credit During the Target Breach

This holiday season, shoppers got a bit of a wake-up call. Hackers managed to break into the credit databases of... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 1/7/14

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Study Finds Teens Often Take Precautions to Avoid Identity Theft

Study Finds Teens Often Take Precautions to Avoid Identity Theft

As our lives move online, it isn’t always easy to protect our personal information. Teens and young adults are... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 12/26/13

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How to Reclaim Your Identity

How to Reclaim Your Identity

Identity theft is a growing problem in our country. If you know anyone who has been the unfortunate victim of... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/13/13

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How to Avoid a Financial Scam on Social Media

How to Avoid a Financial Scam on Social Media

Social media and social networking venues have become an integral part of how we communicate and keep up to date on... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 11/8/13

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When Should You Give Personal Financial Information Over the Phone?

When Should You Give Personal Financial Information Over the Phone?

Any time you are communicating over the phone and are asked to give your personal information, it is best to at... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 9/25/13

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How Identity Theft Can Affect Your Credit

How Identity Theft Can Affect Your Credit

Identity theft is an all too common problem in today’s digital age. If your identity is ever stolen, it is... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 9/9/13

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Study: Reputation is Key Among Online Credit Card Theft Networks

Study: Reputation is Key Among Online Credit Card Theft Networks

When it comes to the complex and sordid world of credit card theft, it turns out there is at least a little trust... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/1/13