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Identity Theft Scams

Thousands of people every year fall victim to identity theft scams. Whether these attempts be through a land line, a mobile telephone, email or any other form of communication, hundreds of attempts happen each minute that passes. Though large scale identity theft scams are publicized on news channels and on online news, they are only

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Army Special Forces Veterans Targeted in Cyberattack

This is an unsettling story where Army Special Forces veterans and possibly their family members have had their identities stolen in a cyber attack on the Office of Personnel Management. Officials believe this latest hacking incident was carried out by China approximately 3 weeks ago.  These veterans have risked their lives for their country and the

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Ways You Can Protect Your Credit Score During A Move

Moving to a new home can be physically and mentally challenging.  Most people don’t stop to consider that there are potential credit risks involved with changing your physical address. Everything from letting your credit card company know that you have a new address to updating utility information and keeping track of your spending can all

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Talk Credit Monitoring & Identity Theft at iHeartRADIO.com

This is a new feature that I hadn’t seen before.  iHeartRadio.com offers some great podcasts about identity theft, credit monitoring, managing your credit and a bunch of other great personal finance topics.  You can check out their latest credit talk channels here http://www.iheart.com/show/credit-finance-talk-experian.  It’s sponsored by Experian and should give you some great tips for better

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Real Stories of Identity Theft -Part 1

One of the goals here at StopCreditFraud.org is to get people thinking differently about identity theft. We want people to stop being scared of this crime and start getting better prepared and protected. Most of us go about our daily routine and don’t give a second thought to how much of our personal information is really

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MyLife Reputation Management

Do you really know how much of your personal information is floating around the internet?  The scary reality is that there’s probably a lot more of it out there for the public to view than you would like.  It’s amazingly simple for people to find your address, birth date, cell phone number and even social

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Steps to Consider When Data Breach Hits

No company or person wants to be a victim of data breach. As the numbers of hackers get increasingly sophisticated, companies should prepare for the inevitability of this kind of issue. Fortunately, there are steps you may keep in mind once data breach hits. The industry of information technology has a solution to almost all security

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Preventing Identity Theft At The Car Dealership

Identity theft can occur in a lot of different places – including automobile dealerships. The truth is, Edmunds.com states it is one of most prevalent places for ID theft to occur. It makes sense when you stop to consider the information you’re giving the dealer before a vehicle purchase. To get behind the wheel, you

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How To Prevent Online Identity Theft

Identity theft is unfortunately becoming increasingly common, and many people have read stories online or know people personally who have been impacted by this type of crime. Perhaps you have even fallen victim to identity theft in the past yourself. Identity thieves are highly sophisticated in their efforts, and they often open new credit accounts

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