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Welcome to the ProtectMyID Blog

Lessons and stories from the front lines of fighting identity theft.

 

After a Data Breach: Navigating the Aftermath

Sep 15

After a Data Breach: Navigating the Aftermath After a data breach, how can you reassess the security of your information? Learn how to confirm the status of your information, and where you might be able to make updates.

New Survey: Summer Travel & Protecting Your Identity

Jun 18

New Survey: Summer Travel & Protecting Your Identity Experian’s ProtectMyID® is excited to share the results from its recent survey on summer travel and identity theft.

Security Breaches – Are You Protected and Safe?

Jun 02

Security Breaches – Are You Protected and Safe? Wondering if you’re safe from cyber security breaches? While everyone faces some potential risk of identity theft, there are things you can do to protect yourself and lower the odds.

Fraudsters Can Ruin Your Nest Egg

May 29

Fraudsters Can Ruin Your Nest Egg It can take an entire lifetime to build a nest egg. And it can all be taken away in the blink of an eye when identity thieves target the identities and assets of older Americans. Being able to protect your savings and retirement may be more vital today than ever.

Protect Your Assets While Home Shopping

May 28

Protect Your Assets While Home Shopping In the process of searching for a new home? There could be a number of home-buying scams and identity thieves looking to compromise your identity.

Are Mobile Payments and Finance Apps Safe?

May 27

Are Mobile Payments and Finance Apps Safe? Mobile payments and finance apps can be safe to make and use online. Learn what you can do to help ensure that your phone is kept safe from identity theft.

The Heartbleed Bug & Protecting Your Identity

Apr 22

We’ve got the 411 on what the Heartbleed bug is, what it means to you, and how you can protect your identity from Heartbleed and online in general.

INFOGRAPHIC: Spring Clean to Fight Identity Theft

Mar 19

INFOGRAPHIC: Spring Clean to Fight Identity Theft Spring is a great time to clean – but be sure you’re not giving fraudsters an invitation to steal your identity.

Self Employed? Protect Yourself from Identity Thieves

Mar 10

Self Employed? Protect Yourself from Identity Thieves ID theft happens to businesses too. Here are eight business identity protection tips for the self-employed to help keep you safe from fraudsters.

INFOGRAPHIC: Top Risks Tax-Filers Don’t Know They’re Taking

Mar 05

INFOGRAPHIC: Top Risks Tax-Filers Don’t Know They’re Taking Learn how to protect your identity when you file taxes –online or offline.