These Identity Theft Games Can Help You Stay Sharp

The concept of identity theft games may seem a bit odd at first glance, but when you get right down to it, they're nothing to laugh at. Not only can they help adults stay sharp when it comes to ID...

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Identity Theft At Work: How to Prevent It

No one argues that identity theft is a problem. Everyone is familiar with online identity theft, and the problems it can create if someone gets ahold of personal information such as your credit cards, social security number, or birth certificate....

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Do e-Passports and RFID Credit Cards put You at Risk for Identity Theft?

Americans love convenience and speed. But sometimes it comes at the risk of identity theft. If you own an e-passport or RFID cards, you may be transmitting information to thieves without even knowing it. Learn the risks of using RFID...

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Do Electronic Medical Records Put You at Risk for Identity Theft?

It's important to protect yourself against identity theft at all times. Right now, you have control over your personal information and to what extent it's available online. This is crucial when it comes to avoiding identity theft. But what if...

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Cell Phones and Identity Theft -- Are You Protected?

Identity theft knows no boundaries. Thieves are constantly on the lookout for weaknesses and security gaps to attack. With smartphone sales at an all-time high, thieves are on the prowl to take advantage of your weaknesses. Are you ready?...

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5 Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft While On Vacation

The threat of identity theft never goes away -- even on vacation. This year while taking time to relax, remember to follow these identity theft tips to avoid an unpleasant surprise when you get back home....

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Can Biometrics Prevent Identity Theft?

In the on-going war to prevent identity theft, scientists and financial wizards work constantly to develop different ideas, methods, and technologies to put an end to identity theft. The latest technology developed is biometrics. Is this 'the one' that will...

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Company Copiers and Identity Theft -- Is Your Company at Risk?

Criminals are always looking for a new and sneaky way to commit identity theft. When it comes to copiers, they might just hit the mother lode. Even today, when the cost of identity theft is on the rise, many companies...

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Identity Theft -- Are You Using One of these Passwords?

Identity theft is on the rise and it's no wonder. Security firm, Imperva, says that even though theft of personal information and hacking are more technologically advanced than ever, computer users are not. Internet security studies by Unix in 1990...

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Spring Has Sprung and So Has Identity Theft

What do identity theft, spring-cleaning, flowers and April showers have in common? On the surface, not much. But while you're concentrating on clearing the clutter and doing your annual spring-cleaning, thieves are concentrating on cleaning up with your personal information....

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Facebook and Identity Theft -- Can We Relax Yet?

Don't you just love Facebook? I do, you do, and so do identity theft criminals. Facebook has taken measures to increase security on the popular social networking site, and yet identity theft continues to be a problem. Discover where the...

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Identity Theft and Your Kids

Identity theft isn't one of the things you worry about when it comes to young kids and teens. As a matter of fact, identity theft probably never even crosses your mind with all the worries that occupy a parent's brain....

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Identity Theft and Students

If you're a student, and struggling to make ends meet, the thought of identity theft may make you laugh. After all, you don't have any money or assets, so who would bother with stealing your identity? This report may just...

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Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

Identity theft runs rampant and while most people associate it with having personal information stolen, small businesses need to pay attention. One way to improve customer service and protect your customers is to brush up on identity theft prevention for...

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Identity Theft and the Government -- Your Worst Nightmare

Security lapses from the federal, state, and local government are putting you at risk for identity theft. While Americans are sitting at home trusting the government to keep their personal information safe, serious breaches are occurring. Learn how it happens...

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Avoid Identity Theft -- Know Your Firewalls

If you want to protect yourself from identity theft, not just any old firewall will do. Chances are you could become the victim of identity theft if you don't understand firewalls and how they work. To prevent this from happening,...

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Five Easy Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

There are a number of very simple steps to prevent identity theft. We're all familiar with the idea of shredding documents and not falling for Internet scams by now, but there are some other easy ways to make sure that...

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Check out These 13 Identity Theft Techniques

Identity theft is an ever-evolving crime. You think you know all the techniques and tricks of the thieves and then...they come up with a new one. We compiled a list of 13 different ways thieves steal your personal information for...

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Create "Thief-proof" Passwords to Prevent Identity Theft

To prevent identity theft, you have to learn the methods of thieves and the way they think. One of the ways identity thieves work is in bits and pieces. By collecting bits and pieces of your information, they can eventually...

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Prevent Identity Theft on Social Networks

Social networking sites have become easy prey for identity thieves. But don't worry; we've got some tips to keep you safe while you socially network! Learn how identity theft occurs with networking sites and ways to prevent identity theft from...

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Prevent Identity Theft with these 20 Questions

There are precautions everyone needs to take to prevent identity theft. Following these precautions does not guarantee safety, but they show good steps in the right direction. Take this identity theft quiz and see how you score in the war...

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Prevent Identity Theft This Holiday Season

It's always important to prevent identity theft, but never so much as during the holiday season. As you begin your Christmas shopping, of course you use your credit cards a lot more than usual. Not only that, but something about...

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Prevent Identity Theft -- Protect Yourself from Zero Day Attacks

Are you reading and learning everything possible in effort to prevent identity theft from happening to you? Then you may have come across the term zero day attack. You don't hear much about these attacks, but be aware of this...

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Prevent Identity Theft By Protecting Your SSN

If you want to prevent identity theft, there are a lot of simple, easy ways to go about it. The most important of these is protecting your SSN. Why is that such a big deal? Because revealing your SSN results...

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Prevent Spam -- Prevent Identity Theft

How can you prevent identity theft by preventing spam? First, you have to realize that spam is more than just a nuisance -- something that clogs up your inbox and takes your precious time to sift through. Spam is now...

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7 Tips for Shopping Online Safely and Prevent Identity Theft

As a smart Internet user, you obviously want to prevent identity theft and protect your personal information. To do so, you may feel you have to avoid shopping online because you worry about the safety of your credit card information...

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One Simple Way to Prevent Identity Theft

It is an ongoing battle to prevent identity theft. It often feels like we have to take many steps to protect our identity and save our credit. There are many things you can do to keep your identity safe, but...

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Identity Theft and Illegal Immigration -- How Does It Affect You?

You worry about identity theft and do everything you can to prevent it. What many people overlook when taking steps to protect their identity is taking into consideration where they live and the number of illegal immigrants in the area....

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Prevent Identity Theft with Fraud Alert

Looking for peace of mind in your ongoing battle to prevent identity theft, you need to know about fraud alerts. Anyone fearing his identity will be stolen or already a victim needs to learn about fraud alert. Fraud alerts help....

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Recognize the Signs of Identity Theft before It's Too Late

Taking the usual precautions against identity theft is important, but equally important is recognizing the signs that identity theft has already taken place. According to the FBI, approximately 500,000 to 700,000 Americans are victims of identity fraud each and every...

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How to Prevent Identity Theft at Work?

You take every possible measure to prevent identity theft in your personal life. The question is, are you safe at work? Is your employer doing everything possible to protect the identity of company employees? Review this checklist of safety measures...

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Social Sites and Identity Theft -- What You Need to Know

While you may not even realize it, identity thieves find you -- and your personal information -- very interesting. These thieves are forever looking for the easiest and newest way to get to your personal information and they have found...

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Identity Theft and Your Debit Card -- What You Need to Know

Identity theft can occur in many different ways. One of the most common way identities are stolen is with your debit card. Here's what you need to know to protect your identity and your debit card....

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Identity Theft Statistics: Information You Must Know

That can't happen to me. This is how many people feel about identity theft...until it happens to them. Identity theft is on the rise and can happen to anyone, including you. By knowing some important facts, you can take measures...

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Get Ready to Celebrate Consumer Protection Week

A Few Ideas to Herald in Consumer Protection Week While many of us are all for improving laws and policies that protect consumers from identity theft, most of us know that the fight begins at home and that's exactly what...

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Helping Others Prevent Identity Theft

Stop the People You Know from Falling Victim to Identity Theft In the world of identity theft there are victims every minute of the day. Because of this there is a good chance that someone you know may or will...

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4 New Years Resolutions to Help Prevent Identity Theft

Let's Avoid Identity Theft in 2009 Each and every year more and more people fall victim to identity theft. This year, let's do something about that. New Year's Day is almost upon us. Let's make some resolutions right now that...

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Make Your Resolution Identity Protection

You've made it past Christmas and New Years is just a skip away, now more than ever, you need to be aware of what you can do to insure that your identity remains your own. The fact is most of...

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Preventing Identity Theft During the Holiday Shopping Season

It's time for holiday shopping and that means an increased risk of identity theft. The last thing you need this time of year is to discover you've been made a victim of the crime. Fortunately, there are some ways you...

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Are ATMs an Increasing Identity Theft Target?

Identity Theft Trends Prove ATMs Dish Up More Than Just Cash You go to the ATM for cash, with identity theft probably being the last thing on your mind. Your not alone. There are those who are usually relentless about...

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Identity Theft Protection Toolbox

The Right Tools for Identity Theft Protection Identity theft protection is necessary if you want to do your part to avoid becoming a victim of the crime. With the right arsenal of weapons in your toolbox, you can both lessen...

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Identity Theft: A Hard Life Lesson For College Students

What College Students Need to Know About Identity Theft College students are especially prone to becoming victims of identity theft for a variety of reasons. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 31% of identity theft victims are between the ages...

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What Does School Registration Have to do With Identity Theft?

Identity Theft and School Registration Child identity theft is an increasingly common occurrence, because children's credit records are generally not monitored by their parents. This makes them an easy target if their personal information, such as their full name, birth...

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Identity Theft is Hitting Home - Literally

What You Should Know About Household Help and Identity Theft Identity theft is an increasingly-common problem that we all face, and we much each be vigilant regarding the possible ways that identity thieves can obtain our personal information for their...

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How Do You Take More Identity Theft Prevention Precautions?

Some More Identity Theft Prevention Tips Identity Theft is a major problem -- still. Everywhere we go we are constantly asked for our personal information and it is very difficult, if not impossible, to avoid. Your personal information is kept...

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Picking Out a Shredder To Fight Identity Theft

What Your Shredder Needs to Fight the Identity Theft Battle Shredders are a critical component of one's identity theft arsenal. The question is, how do you know which shredder to buy? They range in price from $20 to more than...

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How Much Do You Really Know About Identity Theft?

Take the Identity Theft Challenge Most of us think we know how to keep ourselves protected from identity theft. The problem is, for every 50 people who think they've got it covered, only 5 really do. Do you really know...

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Identity Theft Protection Services: Are The Critics Right?

The Truth About Identity Theft Protection Services If there's an industry that has its critics, it's definitely that of identity theft protection services. The naysayers insist these services can't live up to their promises. Then there are those who swear...

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4 Things That Are Sure To Keep You Out Of The Identity Theft Victim's Seat

Why You Should Always Do These Four Identity Theft Prevention Measures There are probably a hundred small steps we can all take to prevent identity theft from happening to us. So why aren't more of us doing something about it?...

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Identity Theft: More Than the Criminals Are to Blame

Who Else is to Blame for the Widespread Crime of Identity Theft? When a crime is committed we like to think that it's the criminals to blame. After all, you can't blame the victim. However, in the realm of identity...

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Reviewing 5 Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft

A Review of 5 Critical Identity Theft Prevention Techniques Preventing identity theft has gone high tech in many regards. You've got Internet security programs, identity theft protection services and other helpful and powerful prevention tools. The problem is, with all...

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Is The USPS Helping Identity Theft Criminals Steal Your Identity?

What You Need to Know About USPS and Identity Theft You'd like to think that the government works for us, not against us - especially when it comes to identity theft. It seems, however, that the United States Postal Service...

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Preventing Identity Theft When You Travel

Staying Safe From Identity Theft When Away From Home Vacation is supposed to be fun, so the last thing you should be worried about is identity theft, right? Wrong! In fact, the only time my mother-in-law had ever been the...

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Is Arizona The Identity Theft Capital of the World?

Why Is Arizona So Plagued By Identity Theft? We say that identity theft is a crime that can hit anyone. That no one is safe, regardless of where you life. And that's true -- to a point. While you may...

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Suspicion Can Protect You From Identity Theft

Why Being Suspicious Isn't A Bad Thing Where Identity Theft is Concerned You really hate to think of yourself as a suspicious individual - someone who thinks there are criminals lurking in every corner - but the fact of the...

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Identity Theft: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

LifeLock Seems Pretty Sure of It's Ability To Prevent Identity Theft The other day I saw a LifeLock identity theft commercial on television and was rather shocked by the whole thing. I wasn't even really watching television -- it was...

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Natural Disasters Can Be Identity Theft Nightmares

That Tornado That Hits May Just Result In Identity Theft Recently tornadoes tore through areas of Southern Wisconsin and I kept hearing things on the news about people finding mail belonging to families in different counties - which got me...

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Creative Ways of Preventing Identity Theft From Your Mailbox

Prevent Identity Theft Criminals From Getting Your Mail (Or Catch Them In The Act) Believe it or not, many identity theft crimes begin at the mailbox. How? Because the nasty little identity theft gremlins (or criminals, if you prefer) tamper...

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Will Your Risk of Identity Theft Increase During Tax Season?

Make Sure Tax Prep Doesn't Result in Identity Theft When tax time comes your personal information is everywhere. From social security numbers to employer and income information, it's an identity theft nightmare waiting to happen. Unless, of course, you're a...

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Are You Using Password Management Software?

Proper Password Management Software Can Be A Powerful Weapon Against Identity Theft Passwords are our safeguards for our online accounts, but if you don't practice proper password management that sense of security your passwords give you may be a false...

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New Years Resolutions For Identity Theft Prevention

Let's Work on Identity Theft Prevention in the New Year Okay, it's not even Christmas yet so why am I talking about New Year's resolutions for identity theft prevention? Because when it comes to identity theft, it's never too early...

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5 Identity Theft Tips For The Holiday Season

A New Year's Resolution to Prevent Identity Theft It seems that business really picks up around the holidays – and not just legitimate business either. Identity theft criminals seem to go into full swing this time of year. Just like...

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Let Our Gifts Prevent Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Gifts That Help Prevent Identity Theft If you know someone who might not try as hard as you do to prevent identity theft, you can address the issue this holiday season with some carefully planned gifts. From document disposal to...

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How Unlocked Car Doors Can Lead to Identity Theft

Sometimes It's the Little Things That Prevent Identity Theft the Most Sometimes it takes a "wake up call" for someone to realize that it's really the small things that can have the biggest impact on preventing identity theft. I had...

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More Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

How to Prevent Identity Theft at Home All forms of fraud, including identity theft, cost consumers over $1 billion a year. Nope, that's not a number I pulled out of a hat. That's a fact according to the Federal Trade...

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Reducing Your Risk of Identity Theft

Identity Theft and Social Networking Sites Identity theft has been a growing concern in recent years, and the widespread availability of social networking sites has the potential to make the problem worse. Websites like Myspace and Facebook are very popular...

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Another Easy Way to Remember How to Reduce Your Identity Theft Risk

Identity Theft This Holiday Season Identity theft is always a concern, but during the holiday season your risk of identity theft increases quite a bit. While you should always take precautions to prevent identity theft, you should definitely step up...

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Reduce Your Identity Theft Risk This Season

Identity Theft and Holiday Shopping It’s almost time to begin holiday shopping, and millions of Americans use credit cards to make their holiday purchases. If you’re among those millions, the following identity theft tips will help you prevent identity theft...

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Identity Theft Prevention the Easy Way

Having Trouble Remembering How to Reduce Your Identity Theft Risk? Sometimes it can get overwhelming trying to remember identity theft prevention tips. We've decided to make it easy for you. Below you'll find eight identity theft prevention tips, using the...

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Tips for Reducing Your Identity Theft Risk While Holiday Shopping

Identity Theft and the Holiday Season Identity theft has been on the rise in recent years, and a recent news article has indicated that Birmingham, Alabama has now made the top 50 U.S. cities for identity theft. There are always...

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One Easy and Inexpensive Way to Prevent Identity Theft

Is Your Laptop Breeding Grounds for Identity Theft? If you watched the season premiere of Ghost Whisperer last week, you might remember the scene where the reporter went to visit Melinda’s professor-friend at the university. When the professor went to...

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Are P2P Networks an Identity Theft Threat?

Identity Theft and P2P Those of us who have logged on to P2P networks may not have given much thought to how using them could lead to identity theft. Unfortunately, identity theft criminals did give thought to the topic --...

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Which Shredders Are Best For Preventing Identity Theft?

When it comes to preventing identity theft, shredders play a key role. After all, the type of shredder you have can make all the difference in the world. An identity thief isn't beyond piecing together paper strips to get the...

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Think Information Kept at Home Can't Lead to Identity Theft?

Your Home Is Not an Identity Theft Sanctuary Our home is a haven away from the real world and we'd all like to think we're safe there. Unfortunately, our homes are more susceptible than many of us think, especially when...

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Can Personal Blogs Result in Identity Theft?

What You Should Know About Blogs and Identity Theft It's no secret we love blogs -- after all, you're reading one of our favorite right now. But are the very blogs that have become a way of online life an...

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Can Store Receipts Lead to Identity Theft?

How Store Receipts Relate to Identity Theft As consumers concerned about identity theft, we'd like to think that the stores we shop at work hard to keep our personal information safe. Unfortunately, it seems as though some stores haven't held...

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Don't Get Too Secure With Identity Theft Protection

Identity Theft Protection Can Only Go So Far I've said it once and I'll say it again -- identity theft protection services can only take you so far. You still have to be mindful of what you do with your...

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Are Social Websites Being Used for Identity Theft?

How Myspace, Facebook and Other Social Websites Pose an Identity Theft Risk When we think about websites like Myspace and Facebook, identity theft isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. Unfortunately though, it should be an important consideration....

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Can Credit Monitoring Services Really Prevent Identity Theft?

The Truth About Identity Theft and Credit Monitoring Services Identity theft is an ugly crime and it's no surprise that people will do anything they can to prevent it from happening to them. Many identity theft experts advocate credit monitoring...

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Putting Identity Theft Into Perspective

The Truth About Identity Theft When it comes to identity theft, there is definitely cause for concern. But are companies starting to take advantage of the fear that this very personal crime instills in us? The sad fact of the...

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Kids Need to Prevent Identity Theft Too

Tips for How Your Kids Can Help Prevent Identity Theft Identity theft can be an overwhelming thing to consider, but one way to prevent identity theft involves staying informed. It’s certainly important for you to follow all of the standard...

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How Your Personal Information Can Lead to Identity Theft

Identity Theft: Your Personal Information Used Against You It’s important to be careful who you give information to these days in order to reduce your risk of identity theft. This information could be just enough to help an identity crook....

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Can Using Paypal Lead to Identity Theft?

Tips for Using Paypal Without Putting Yourself At Risk of Identity Theft Paypal is a popular service that people use to send and receive payments online. Lately, however, it seems that more and more consumers are worried about Paypal being...

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Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number

More Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Identity Theft The social security number has become an easy universal way of identifying people, but that was never its intended purpose. In fact, the open use of our social security numbers may...

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Identity Theft X, Y, and Z

3 Helpful Identity Theft Tips Identity theft is a concern for everyone, although some individuals aren't as familiar with the topic as they should be. If you feel you could stand to learn a bit more about identity theft, this...

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Can You Prevent Identity Theft Completely?

More Ways to Prevent Identity Theft With identity theft on the rise, it would seem that the best course of action is to prevent identity theft before it happens. But can you really prevent identity theft? There are definitely some...

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Identity Theft And The World of Illusion

Identity Theft Happens When Things Aren't What They Seem Many of the con artists that run identity theft scams do so by “impersonating” legitimate businesses. While the scams vary, the results is the same... Someone becomes the victim of an...

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Are You Increasing Your Own Risk of Identity Theft?

Identity Theft and Your Wallet What's in your wallet? No, this isn't a credit card commercial. It's a serious question you need to ask yourself unless you want to unwittingly contribute to your own case of identity theft. Interested in...

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Prevent Identity Theft with Some Helpful Tips

Do You Know How to Prevent Identity Theft When You’re Away from Home? If you are planning to be away from your house for any prolonged period of time, then there are certain things you need to do beforehand in...

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Reducing Identity Theft by Internet-Based GPS Tracking Software

Stolen Laptops are a Gold Mine for Identity Theft Criminals A recent news article touted the benefits of GPS tracking for reducing identity theft risk. Most of us are familiar with GPS tracking as a way to make our traveling...

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Identity Theft to Go

What You Need To Know about Preventing Identity Theft When Away from Home If you want to prevent identity theft (and any type of theft, really), you need to be careful about what you leave in your car. Don’t make...

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Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

Do You Really Know How to Prevent Identity Theft? It’s much better to prevent identity theft than it is to try to address it after it has occurred. Identity theft affects many individuals from all walks of life every year....

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Preventative Measures Banks Take to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft

Identity Theft Can Be Harder for Criminals to Commit Thanks to Increased Security Measures Identity theft is a growing threat but luckily banks and other businesses are doing something to reduce consumers’ risk of identity theft. You might have already...

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Preventative Measures Banks Take to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft

Identity Theft Can Be Harder for Criminals to Commit Thanks to Increased Security Measures Identity theft is a growing threat but luckily banks and other businesses are doing something to reduce consumers’ risk of identity theft. You might have already...

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Identity Theft Reduction Tips You Need to Know

How a Fraud Alert Can Protect You from Identity Theft Identity theft is a concern during every month of the year, but in the month leading up to Christmas is when nearly 40% of all cases of identity theft occur....

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Identity Theft during the Holidays

Packages Left Sitting Outside Your Home Can Encourage Identity Theft This Christmas season you might want to keep in mind one particular practice that might lead to identity theft. Think of all the packages you may be getting delivered to...

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Three Quick Identity Theft Tips

Helpful Hints to Reduce Damage Done by Identity Theft Preventing identity theft requires a complex approach. The following tips will help you avoid identity theft by hindering the ability for criminals to take advantage of you in the event you...

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Preventing Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Helpful Hints to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft This holiday season you will undoubtedly be so busy that identity theft might be the farthest concern from your mind. Now, however, is not the time of year when you can...

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Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft This Holiday Season

Identity Theft Reduction Tips If you’re concerned about identity theft, then you need to know about shoulder surfing. The term conjures up images of the ocean or perhaps Internet surfing, but shoulder surfing is a much more serious concept. Shoulder...

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What You Need to Know About Skimming

How Skimming Can Lead to Identity Theft All consumers should be aware of a fraudulent and criminal activity called skimming. Identity theft can happen to anyone, and fraudulent activities such as skimming can make you one of the unfortunate victims...

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Focusing On Identity Theft Risk Reduction

Recent Identity Theft Case Emphasizes Importance of Being Cautious It’s a sad but accurate truth that identity theft most often occurs to victims by individuals that they know and trust. A recent incident in New York clearly demonstrates the surprising...

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Identity Theft and Airports

How To Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft While Traveling Identity theft has become increasingly prevalent, and that fact requires special consideration be given to many routine tasks. In addition to being vigilant and shredding important financial documents on the...

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Corporations Are Finally Responding to Identity Theft

What Some Companies Are Doing to Reduce Consumers’ Risk of Identity Theft It’s no secret that identity theft can have horrible consequences. You are probably already aware of some of the many ways you can reduce your risk of becoming...

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Identity Theft and Holiday Shopping

Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Identity Theft This Holiday Season This holiday season it is so important to make sure that you take special precautions to reduce your risk of identity theft. The holiday season is, unfortunately, a prime...

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Identity Theft and Social Security Cards

One Simple Way to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft Identity theft can be a nightmare for those who are unfortunate enough to become victims it. Because of this, it is wise to take every step possible in order to...

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Identity Theft and Ordering Checks Online

Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft by Avoiding Online Check-Printing Companies What would happen if you woke up one morning and every red cent in your checking account was gone? You couldn’t take cash out of the ATM, checks you...

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Identity Theft and MySpace

Your Online Habits Can Put You at Greater Risk of Identity Theft If you are serious about reducing your risk of identity theft, you need to take a look at your online habits. If you are a college student or...

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Online Shopping and Identity Theft

How to Decrease Your Risk of Identity Theft When Shopping Online The Internet has presented an entirely new way of shopping, and most of us have grown to love it (maybe even more than we should). If you shop online...

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Writing Down Your Social Security Number Increases Your Risk of Identity Theft

Identity Theft Risk Reduction Avoiding identity theft is the easiest way to avoid the disastrous consequences that it inevitably results in. There are a number of ways to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft, so let’s take a look...

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Identity Theft and Unsolicited Phone Calls

Another Step to Take to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft An important step to reducing you risk of identity theft is to always be vigilant. You should never provide your social security number or any other personal financial information...

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Quick and Easy Identity Theft Prevention

Easy Ways To Practice Routine Identity Theft Prevention Identity theft prevention should be on everyone’s to-do list. Keeping criminals away from your sensitive personal and financial information should be a high priority. If you are looking for ways to facilitate...

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Reducing Your Risk of Identity Theft

You May be Contributing to Your Risk of Identity Theft without Even Realizing It Although many of us know of many ways we can reduce our risk of identity theft, there are some very common errors we make without even...

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Identity Theft and Children

Children Can Also be Susceptible to Identity Theft Many of us are aware of the preventative measures to take in order to reduce our own risk of identity theft, but we often forget to consider that our children can also...

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Don’t Let Your Driver’s License Be an Identity Theft Risk

Identity Theft Vigilance: Your Driver’s License Is Not a Security Deposit Everyone should be concerned about identity theft and we all know we need to take measures to prevent it. There are many high-tech ways to steal someone’s identity and...

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Document Shredder Safety

Document Shredders Should Be Safe In More Way Than One Buying a document shredder is definitely a wise investment. For less than $30 you can shred your important documents and avoid losing far more money than if you were to...

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New Identity Theft Service May Benefit Consumers

An Identity Theft Service That Goes Beyond Credit Monitoring We’re all concerned about identity theft and most of us have been looking for ways to reduce our risk of identity theft and check to be sure we haven’t yet become...

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Another Computer Program to Fight Identity Theft

Security Task Manager Can Help Deter Identity Theft As most of you know, I believe you can never be too careful when it comes to the security of one’s computer. After all, our computers usually hold sensitive information like our...

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Can Getting Rid of a Computer or Replacing a Hard Drive Lead to Identity Theft?

Old Computers and Hard Drives Can Increase the Threat of Identity Theft It’s not uncommon for people to get rid of old computers or replace their hard drives when needs and technologies change. What many people don’t realize is getting...

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Internet Cookies are Getting More Dangerous

You Really Need to Get Rid of Internet Cookies We all know that Internet cookies can be annoying and an intrusion on our privacy, but I really didn’t think they could contribute to identity theft until recently. I mean, sure,...

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Merging High Tech and Low Tech to Fight Identity Theft

You Need Multiple Measures to Fight Identity Theft Most of us know that identity theft is a serious concern and many of us take measures to fight identity theft. For instance, you may have a firewall installed on your computer...

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Can Airport Check-In Kiosks Lead to Identity Theft?

Identity Theft at the Airport The introduction of self-service check-in kiosks at the airport were a welcome advance in technology. After all, isn’t everyone anxious to avoid airport check-in lines and less-than-helpful airport staff? Unfortunately, what most people don’t realize...

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Can Credit Freezes Eliminate Identity Theft?

Credit Freezes May be the Identity Theft Answer We’ve Been Looking For Imaging being able to completely control who could get access to your credit information. If you think you already have that control, you’re wrong. Perhaps one of the...

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Can Your Neighbors Help You Prevent Identity Theft?

Neighbors Can Be Great Allies In the Fight Against Identity Theft When we think about our the fight against identity theft, we normally focus on things we can do by ourselves to protect ourselves. Because of this, people often overlook...

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Can Car Shopping Lead to Identity Theft?

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft When Shopping For a Car Think about it -- what’s one of the first things a salesman asks for when you want to test drive a car? Your driver’s license! And what does...

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Can Anti-Spyware Software Really Prevent Identity Theft?

Using Anti-Spyware Software to Prevent Identity Theft If you’re like most prudent people, you’re probably concerned about protecting yourself from identity theft. You probably keep your sensitive documents under lock and key, never give out personal information over the phone...

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Identity Theft: Trust No One

Identity Theft Isn’t Always Committed by Strangers When we think about the type of person who commits identity theft, we often think of a stranger living across the country. Someone who lacks morals and ethics -- the stereotypical criminal type....

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Identity Theft and In-Store Credit Card Applications

In-Store Credit Card Applications May Lead to Identity Theft You’re done with your shopping and you head over to the nearest checkout. That’s when you’re enticed with an attractive offer -- you’ll get a certain percentage off of your purchase...

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Street-Side Mailboxes Can Lead to ID Theft

How Street-Side Mailboxes Can Lead to ID Theft You’d like to think that everything in and around your home is safe and secure. For example, how many of us would stop and think that a having street-side mailbox could actually...

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Public Internet Terminals May Contribute To Identity Theft

The Connection between Identity Theft and Internet Kiosks You’re out at the mall and you want to transfer some funds from your checking account to your savings account. Luckily (or so you think) your bank offers online banking. There’s an...

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Avoid Becoming a Check Washing Victim

Check Washing Is Yet another Scam You Need To Be Wary Of If you haven’t heard of check washing, chances are you aren’t protecting yourself from the crime and if you’re not protecting yourself, you make the perfect target. Check...

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Identity Theft Protection

Are You Practicing Proper Identity Theft Protection? Identity theft is an increasingly common crime and as such, identity theft protection is an increasingly common concern. If you’re not practicing proper identity theft protection, you’re leaving yourself open for a lot...

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Identity Theft in the Workplace

The Workplace Can be Grounds for Identity Theft Too If you think that you’re only at risk for identity theft at home, you’d better think twice. Identity theft can also occur in the workplace, and if you’re in charge, it’s...

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How to Remove Spyware Free

Yes, You Can Remove Spyware Free If you want to remove Spyware free, you’re not alone. After all, Spyware is an increasingly common problem and many people just don’t have the cash to dish out for expensive Spyware remover programs....

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Why is Spyware Remover Important?

The Importance of Spyware Remover If you don’t have Spyware remover on your computer, you may be setting yourself up to be a victim of identity theft. Without Spyware remover, ever single thing you do on the Web, including the...

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Identity Theft: How Criminals Steal Your Information

Identity Theft Secrets the Thieves Don’t Want You To Know Believe it or not, there isn’t just one single way that identity theft thieves steal a victim’s information. There are a number of ways that are utilized when this type...

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Spyware Can Lead to Identity Theft

The Threat of Spyware If you think that Spyware is just an inconvenience that makes your computer run more slowly, think again. Spyware is actually a malicious program that can lead to the theft of your identity. So what exactly...

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The Importance of a Shredder

A Shredder Can Help Protect You from Identity Theft If you don’t own a shredder, you should probably think about investing in one straight away. Not only are shredders practical and convenient, but they can help protect you from your...

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Three Steps to Identity Theft Protection

Easy Steps to Identity Theft Protection Identity theft protection isn’t something to sneeze at. Cases of identity theft are on the rise and if you want to protect yourself from identity theft, you’d best be on your feet. Here are...

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Credit Monitoring Can Help Minimize Identity Theft Damage

Utilize Credit Monitoring Services to Help Thwart Identity Theft They’re out there, trying to steal your identity and you might not even know you’re a target. How do you keep yourself protected if these criminals are working in stealth mode?...

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