Identity theft affects millions of people every year — but there are a number of things you can do to help ensure it won’t happen to you. Start by becoming an Identity Guard® member.
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If you shop on a site that starts with https://‚ you can trust that your information is being kept private and secure.
Despite the “s” that stands for “secure” in the Web address‚ even the most trusted browser security programs can falter at times.
There’s no reason to worry about your identity being stolen just because you receive a bill from a company you don’t know.
It’s possible that someone has used your personal information to open a credit account somewhere‚ or your credit card to go shopping.
Most often‚ identity theft is perpetrated by a network of thieves working together in organized crime rings.
In some cases of identity theft‚ you only have to look as far as your family members‚ friends or neighborhood businesses to find the thief.
Identity theft only happens to people who don’t handle their personal information responsibly.
No matter how secure you keep your financial records‚ accounts and personal information‚ there is always a chance of becoming a victim.
Using anti-malware programs on your computer can keep you completely safe from any online threats.
You must keep your firewall and other PC programs up-to-date in order to help you stay safe from the latest security threats.
of Americans who are victimized don’t tell anyone.
is the average amount stolen from an identity theft victim.
Americans have been a victim of identity theft.
With Identity Guard Essentials‚ you’ll have key identity theft protection at an affordable cost. We monitor personal information‚ provide lost wallet protection‚ password protection and more.