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

 

Typo Squatters and Synthetic ID Thieves: Who They Are and How to Spot ‘Em

Jul 15

Typo Squatters and Synthetic ID Thieves: Who They Are and How to Spot ‘Em Identity thieves are using fake URLs and other clever ways to steal your identity. Protect your information from their schemes.

Travel Smart: Avoiding ID Theft On-the-go

Jul 01

Travel Smart: Avoiding ID Theft On-the-go Planning a trip? Taking precautions can minimize your risk of identity theft. Find out how to protect yourself while out and about.

Summer Travel and Identity Theft: Survey Results

Jun 16

New survey findings from show travelers let their good security practices take a vacation when they’re on the move. See the results.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Golden Years

Jun 10

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Golden Years Protect what you've earned! Stay savvy to senior scams to enjoy the fruits of your labor in your golden years.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Earning Years

Jun 03

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Earning Years Coming into your own can make you a prime target for identity thieves. Learn how to keep your identity safe in your earning years.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Young Adult

May 20

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Young Adult Young adulthood brings challenges to financial security. Secure your personal information as you step out on your own for the first time.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Childhood

May 06

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Childhood Protecting the identities of minors is crucial to their financial security. Learn how to secure their identity for a strong foundation.

The Virtual Money Belt: Keeping Financial Information Safe in Your Mobile Wallet

Apr 22

The Virtual Money Belt: Keeping Financial Information Safe in Your Mobile Wallet Using a mobile wallet is convenient, but don't sacrifice security for convenience. Learn how to take extra measures to ensure your mobile security.

An Inconvenient Convenience: Protecting Yourself at the ATM

Apr 08

An Inconvenient Convenience: Protecting Yourself at the ATM Be aware of your surroundings every time you bank at an ATM. Make sure you bank smart and are taking steps to protect your information.

Infographic: The Anatomy of an Attack

Mar 18

Infographic: The Anatomy of an Attack How much do you know about how identity theft can happen? There are more ways than ever before for thieves to try to capture your information.