All articles tagged: “Identity Theft”

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Cloaked Generates Multiple Account Identities and One-Time Passcodes to Safeguard Online Privacy

Cloaked Identities and Passcodes Safeguard Online Privacy

Cloaked establishes a new paradigm in the cat-and-mouse game of online privacy by circumventing vulnerabilities criminals have... read more »

Mike Senecal

By: Mike Senecal • 2/6/24

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IDShield Empowers Consumers to Protect Themselves from Identity Theft and Fraud through Monitoring and Restoration Services

IDShield Guards Against Identity Theft and Fraud

As technology has grown more sophisticated, so have the thieves who seek to use it for malicious ends. But IDShield helps... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/12/19

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How Will I Know My Identity Has Been Stolen?

How Will I Know My Identity's Been Stolen?

Identity theft has become a serious concern over the past decade, as the U.S. —  and much of the world — moves steadily toward a digital economy... read more »

Josh Smith

By: Josh Smith • 5/10/18

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How Coastal Credit Union’s id Ally℠ Service Helps Members Recover from Identity Theft

How Coastal CU Helps Members Recover from ID Theft

An increasing number of data breaches and the exposure of sensitive personal information have led to a greater concern of identity... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/27/18

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Your First Line of Defense — Scam Detector Uncovers Scams Worldwide

Scam Detector App Uncovers Scams Worldwide

Scam Detector is a website that offers the largest list of scams active all over the world. This easy-to-use tool raises consumer... 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 your number. Of course, the... 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 security breaches threaten your... 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 that shows the number of... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/27/15

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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 breathing down your neck and... 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 stolen your personal... 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 overseas, travel seems to be a... 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 is when your medical identity... 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 identity fraud happened every two... 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 safety of your financial... 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 data was stolen ended up being... 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 Target and stole the credit and... 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 particularly vulnerable because... 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 identity theft, you know how... 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 all sorts of things these... 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 least question the authenticity... 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 important to clear up the problem as... 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 among these thieves. A study... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/1/13