Tag: Identity Protection

Heartbleed Bug Infests 70% of the Internet! (Infographic & Video)

Heartbleed Bug Infests 70% of the Internet! (Infographic & Video)

This is extremely important and needs to be shared with everyone you know. A new “bug” named Heartbleed Bug has made close to 70% of websites insecure. That’s over 600 million sites, and most likely one or two of them are sites you visit on a regular basis. It’s important that you know what this bug does, how to protect yourself against it, and what to do if you fall victim to it (Infographic & Video)…

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Are You Shellshocked by the Bash Bug?

Are You Shellshocked by the Bash Bug?

So we just had Heartbleed, which was considered one of the top security issues of all time, when along comes a potentially even larger problem: the Bash Bug, or Shellshock Bug. What’s happening this time? You’ll find this news all over the Internet, so we’re going to break it down for you and give you the need to know…

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IdentityForce vs IDShield

IdentityForce vs IDShield

Identity theft protection services help you monitor your financial accounts, make sure your personal information isn’t being used without your permission, deter thieves who want to steal your identity, and resolve issues quickly if your identity does get stolen. IDShield and IdentityForce both offer excellent protection, but it may be hard to decide which service suits your needs. Keep reading to learn more about the key differences between them so you can choose one that works best for you…

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Identity Theft Protection: How to Keep Your Personal Information Safe

Identity Theft Protection: How to Keep Your Personal Information Safe

Identity theft has grown to be a very serious problem. Once someone has access to your identity and then compromises your private information, it can take time and money to get your reputation back into good standing, depending on the severity of the information that was stolen from you and what was done with it…

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myFICO Reviews: Monitor Your Credit and Prevent Identity Theft

myFICO Reviews: Monitor Your Credit and Prevent Identity Theft

myFICO is the consumer division of FICO, the company that essentially invented the credit score. But does a name brand equal a better credit monitoring service? myFICO offers excellent credit monitoring and identity theft prevention, but it is a bit pricier than some of its competitors, which knocks it down to our sixth-best credit monitoring company. In this article, we’ll take a look at exactly what myFICO does to help you stay on top of your credit and identity so you can decide for yourself whether it’s worth the higher price tag…

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Social Security Identity Theft: What To Do About It

Social Security Identity Theft: What To Do About It

Do you realize that your Social Security number (SSN) is one of the most valuable pieces of personal information you have? You need an SSN to apply for jobs, get a loan, open credit card accounts, file tax returns, receive government benefits, buy a house, and much more, so it’s vital that you keep your Social Security card and number safe. If you find out or even just suspect that someone else…

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Best Shredders: Top Five Picks for Maximum Security

Best Shredders: Top Five Picks for Maximum Security

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, over 17 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014, and that number continues to grow each year. Anything with your name and address, bank account details, credit card information (current or expired), Social Security number, pay stub information, usernames or passwords, or even your signature makes you vulnerable…

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13 Easiest Ways To Prevent Identity Theft

13 Easiest Ways To Prevent Identity Theft

Sometimes we get so focused on doing all the right things — saving money on a regular basis, contributing to retirement accounts, paying down debt, keeping our financial records organized, etc., that we overlook the areas where we need to protect ourselves from those who may be doing the wrong things. Identity theft incidence rates continue to grow, not only amongst adults but also in cases where children are the targets. I thought it would be helpful to review the steps that you can take to help protect against identity theft as well as what to do if you fear that your personal information has been compromised…

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4 Tips To Avoid Tax Refund Fraud

4 Tips To Avoid Tax Refund Fraud

Each year, criminals receive billions of dollars from tax return fraud. Anyone can become a victim of tax return identity theft, but you can do your best to avoid it by following these four easy steps…

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Attention Getting Identity Theft Cases

Attention Getting Identity Theft Cases

Many experts believe that identity theft is quickly becoming the crime of the century. Once ID theft has been committed, that person can steal who you are and ruin your financial records for years to come. Thankfully, in this modern age, there is protection available for you. This is because, in most instances, it is not your fault if someone steals your identity…

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