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Posts in ‘Identity Theft’

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.

Experian’s ProtectMyID: 20 Questions About Tax Time & Identity Theft (Edelman Berland Survey)

Mar 05

ProtectMyID recently worked with Edelman Berland to create a national survey about taxes and identity theft risks. The following 20 questions reveal how consumers understand tax-related identity theft and what they do to protect themselves.

Identity Protection Tips for Tax Season

Feb 20

Identity Protection Tips for Tax Season Learn to take the steps to protect your identity when you file – both online or offline.

Six Tips for Protecting Your Identity This Holiday Season

Dec 17

Six Tips for Protecting Your Identity This Holiday Season Avoid becoming one of the millions of Americans who have their identities stolen by learning to protect yourself from theft this holiday season.

INFOGRAPHIC: Holiday Shopping Tips

Nov 29

INFOGRAPHIC: Holiday Shopping Tips The cyber shopping bonanza that accompanies the holidays is an identity thief’s feast. Take simple precautions to keep your holidays merry and bright. Happy Holidays from the team at ProtectMyID.

Identity Protection Tips for Holiday Travelers

Nov 26

Identity Protection Tips for Holiday Travelers Here are simple ways to protect yourself from identity theft while traveling.

Identity Protection Tips for the Workplace

Nov 25

Identity Protection Tips for the Workplace Identity theft is not only a crime of strangers. Increasingly identity theft is committed by people who know the victim. Secure your belongings to protect your identity in the workplace.

INFOGRAPHIC: Identity Theft Online & Offline

Oct 21

INFOGRAPHIC: Identity Theft Online & Offline Harris Interactive recently revealed that most Americans fail to protect themselves from identity theft and the simple precautions we can take in their latest infographic.

Identity Protection During the Government Shutdown

Oct 09

Identity Protection During the Government Shutdown A key component of identity protection is closed due to the government shutdown. Take steps to protect your identity even if Uncle Sam isn’t watching.

Four Hidden Costs of Identity Theft

Oct 01

Four Hidden Costs of Identity Theft Identity theft affected over 12.6 million Americans in 2012, and it's no longer one of those crimes that's always happening to someone else. Beyond the obvious negative effects, there are plenty of unexpected costs you may have to incur when recovering from identity theft.