Archive for the ‘Identity Theft’ Category

3 Methods for Easy Identity Theft Detection

Sometimes the best measures to prevent identity theft fail; in such cases, the next best thing is early, or rather, the earliest identity theft detection. How do you do that? How would you know when your identity has been stolen and misused? Fortunately, there are ways to do this: -    Set up fraud alerts with [...]

Mail Identity Theft – More Dangerous Than It Looks

Most people do not pay too much attention to mail identity theft, but this is much more dangerous than it seems. For one, you are most likely to have private information somewhere in your inbox that the identity thieves can put to fraudulent use. Another reason is that the thieves would get ahold of all [...]

Identity Theft – Protect Yourself Today

Some of the best ways to protect against identity theft are by using common sense. Of course, you will also need to educate yourself on how identity theft happens and how often it happens, so you will understand what will give you the best protection. -    Change your passwords often and never keep them written [...]

Credit Card Theft – Be Protected

Credit card theft can be a major irritation at the very least and a massive financial blow at its worst. Say, you are travelling and your credit cards are lost or stolen. This can, and more than likely would, create a very unpleasant turn of events, even with the best help at your disposal. The [...]

Share Your Identity Theft Story – Save Others from a Similar Fate

You hear these stories so many times and the identity theft story is never the same. Every person has his/ her own experience and it is a painful one. Unfortunately, very few people come forward to share their identity theft story with others. When asked, they often say, “What is the use? Nothing can be [...]

Why Identity Theft Lawyers Are Important?

Like many people, you may think you do not need identity theft lawyers? Identity theft is a serious threat to your life, finances and peace of mind. There are a million and one ways to steal someone’s identity. This type of crime is one of the most fastest rising in the USA and globally. Many [...]

Medical Identity Theft Can Be Very Traumatic – Protect Yourself

Finding out that you have been a victim of medical identity theft can be extremely painful in more ways than one. There is no way to guarantee, with 100% certainty,  that you can stay safe from this financial disaster. However, with some proactive measures you can reduce the possibility of many types of medical identity [...]

Protect Yourself From Credit Fraud

One of the most effective ways to protect yourself from credit fraud is to activate a credit theft alert on your credit file. How does this work? Or better still does this really work? Credit fraud alert is an extra precaution added by the credit bureaus for your protection. This means that whenever there is [...]

Is data theft easy?

Yes, indeed. Data theft today is as easy as “stealing candy from a baby.” There are so many ways, which are used presently by hackers, to imitate the official websites of banks, email providers, lottery companies, etc. that people are finding it very difficult to distinguish between the real thing and the impostors. Data theft [...]

Cost of identity theft – A Thriving Business?

With identity theft on the rise, a few agencies conducted inverted analysis that looked into the cost of identity theft. What does it cost to set up an identity theft company? The results were shocking to say the least – the cost comes to $30-$300. This is all it costs to set up a fake [...]