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Do Identity Theft Protection Services Work?

Do Identity Theft Protection Services Work?

| March 7, 2016 | 2 Comments

According to a recent FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Report, identity theft was the top complaint from consumers in the year 2014. Many of the other studies and reports also show: A significant increase in data breaches in the year 2014 when compared to the year 2013. Financial services and the retail sector have seen 12% […]

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The Most Common Ways Consumers Become Victims of Identity Theft

The Most Common Ways Consumers Become Victims of Identity Theft

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is quickly becoming a vice that is affecting many people worldwide. Each year, millions of consumers lose billions of dollars from identity theft cases. Unless consumers know how to better guard themselves against this vice, identity theft crimes will continue to increase. Let’s look at some of the ways consumers fall victim to […]

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Identity fraud – the fastest growing ‘business’ in the UK

Identity fraud – the fastest growing ‘business’ in the UK

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the findings detailed in a report of a study on criminal acts of impersonation by the National Fraud Authority reported on the ‘check my file’ website in July 2014, there has been a 36% increase in all such crimes over a one year period. Corporate fraud fared little better, and although the annual […]

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What to Do When You’re a Victim of Identity Theft: Your First 6 Steps

What to Do When You’re a Victim of Identity Theft: Your First 6 Steps

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Image Credit: Don Hankins In today’s world, identity theft is a real, serious threat. According to Drayden Insurance Ltd., “Identity theft refers to all types of crime in which someone uses your credit card, driver’s license, social insurance number or other personal identification numbers to commit fraud or other criminal activity.” Your identity could be […]

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Mobile Banking: A Guide to Staying Safe

Mobile Banking: A Guide to Staying Safe

| July 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anyone over 30 must remember how making a withdrawal or deposit at the bank used to be a complete hassle. You needed to visit the bank and stand in line for every little thing that you needed done. While accessing our bank accounts on our home computers has spared us this kind of hassle for […]

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Ways To Protect Your Information Online Without Spending Money

Ways To Protect Your Information Online Without Spending Money

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of reasons why your personal information may be floating around online. However, there are ways that you can protect your information from being misused. What are your options when it comes to protecting your information without having to spend money doing so? Choose Your Host Carefully Many website hosting services will […]

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What to Do after Your Identity’s been Stolen

What to Do after Your Identity’s been Stolen

| June 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

  You’ve found out that your identity has been stolen. So what should you do now? In this brief guide you will find out some of the first steps you should take when you find out your identity has been stolen, tips for detecting identity theft, and resources to help you in this whole process. […]

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Identity Theft – A Serious Issue Requiring a Concrete Solution

Identity Theft – A Serious Issue Requiring a Concrete Solution

| May 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

One in ten Americans faces identity theft regularly. The number will increase in the next two years or so. Measures should be taken at the earliest to prevent identity fraud or be prepared to face serious trouble later. Of late, many identity protection services have cropped up; however, services and genuine plans at affordable rates […]

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