Tips for Getting Your Money Back After a Tech Support Scam

If dealing with a computer virus wasn't frustrating enough, a new breed of scammers are actually faking viruses in order to sell you useless software. It's called the tech support scam,...

Six Tips to Help Avoid Identity Theft in the Workplace

Identity theft can happen anywhere, but the risk at work is often ignored. You may feel secure with coworkers and employers, but the possibility of having your identity stolen is not all that remote.

Do I Really Need Identity Theft Insurance?

Many insurance companies now are offering identity theft insurance to help you through the process. While it can be a good addition to your identity theft protection plan, identity theft insurance...

Four Questions to Ask When Shopping for Identity Protection Products

Identity theft is a growing problem, and many consumers are turning to identity theft protection products in order to keep their personal information safe.

Seven Tips to Help Protect Foster Children From Identity Theft

Foster children typically move from home to home while in care and are frequently required to give out their personal information. As a result, they are among the most vulnerable and often become...

Six Ways to Protect Yourself from Senior Identity Theft

Americans aged 50 and older are more vulnerable than others to identity theft, according to TrustediD's June 2014 report. These six tips could help you in your fight against identity theft.

Look Out for ID Theft Scams That Target Retirees

Older Americans tend to have healthy assets, good credit, an inclination to travel, and a generally more trusting nature than their younger counterparts—all characteristics that contribute...

Using a Secured Credit Card to Build Credit After Identity Theft

If you find yourself unable to qualify for a traditional credit card due to identity theft, a secured credit card may help you to rebuild your credit and regain your financial security.

How to Help Protect Your Identity When Seeking Medical Care

Medical identity theft occurs when someone appropriates your information to seek medical services, to file claims with your insurance provider, or to get prescription drugs. Victims often spend...

Tips for Stopping Debt Collector Calls After Identity Theft

If your identity has been stolen, expect to receive calls from debt collectors regarding debt accumulated from fraudulent purchases. Our ID theft experts offer tips for stopping debt collectors...
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Medical Identity Theft

Protect yourself from medical identity theft. Learn how to detect and prevent your personal identity from being used for unauthorized medical services.

More Than 300,000 Files Exposed in University of Maryland Data Breach

Personal information belonging to more than 300,000 students, faculty, and staff from the University of Maryland was compromised in late February by what the university has called a...

"How can I Prevent Identity Theft?"

Hear From Experts: Learn what you can do today to help protect your identity

Common Questions

What is identity theft? How do criminals use your personal information against you? Find out here.

4 Warning Signs of Identity Theft

Detect identity fraud and help protect yourself from identity theft by learning four easy identity theft warning signs. Stay alert and monitor your credit report for potential identity theft signals.