November 21, 2018
Identity Guard Receives Editor's Choice Award

Identity Guard is honored to be awarded the Editor’s Choice Award from badcredit.org.

August 20, 2018
College Freshmen: Watch Out for Identity Theft Risk

Newly independent college students may be unwittingly walking into identity theft risk

February 20, 2017
Is the Encrypted WhatsApp Video Safe to Use?

WhatsApp is extremely popular because it stresses security, but users can do more to boost their privacy on the app. Learn how you can be more secure!

February 1, 2017
How Your Old Phone Number is Putting You at Risk

When you change phone numbers, your old number isn't just deactivated and instead is put back into use within 90 days. Learn how this could impact you!

September 9, 2017
3 Recent Cases of Identity Theft

Identity theft can take on many forms. Learn how to better protect you identity from these recent cases of identity theft in Florida, Colorado and Iowa.

May 23, 2017
How Technology is Changing Identity Theft

Identity thieves have adapted their methods as we become more reliant on technology for communication, presenting more challenges for consumers.

April 24, 2018
Taking Down Black-Market Site “Infraud”

While the possibility of identity theft and fraud are ever-present today, the danger can still feel somewhat abstract. The idea of nefarious criminals selling stolen credentials can seem far away from an everyday life of Facebook scrolling and Google spreadsheets.

August 30, 2017
What Does a Phishing Attack Look Like?

Do you know how to recognize and avoid a phishing attempts? Learn more about how to identify a phishing attack in emails, and even text messages.

October 4, 2017
Are Smart Cities Actually the Smartest Idea?

The rush to embrace smart technologies enabled by the internet of things has caused some security concerns to be downplayed.

September 18, 2017
How to Promote Cybersecurity in Everyday Life

It can take some time and effort to make cybersecurity practices your new normal, but it can also be worth it to help protect your identity.

January 12, 2017
New Year, New Resolutions, and New Passwords

Help increase your password security and give yourself a better chance of keeping your resolutions with these steps 2018.

September 15, 2017
New Twists and Turns in HBO Hacking Scandal

Premium cable juggernaut HBO has shown itself to be just as vulnerable to cyberattacks as any consumer.

April 11, 2017
IRS Summarizes “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

Take a closer look at the IRS list of the top 12 tax scams affecting Americans in the 2017 tax season.

March 31, 2017
Don’t Get Fooled By Phishing This April Fool’s Day

Phishing grows more pervasive all the time, and consumers need to be able to identify when they're being targeted, and what they can do about it.

October 12, 2017
Dissecting the HBO Hack

HBO’s popular show Game of Thrones has experience an unusually high rate of hackers attempting (and succeeding) to steal scripts and completed shows from the premium cable network.

November 21, 2017
Consumer’s Safety Guide to the Online Shopping Season

There’s no reason to go shopping without protection this holiday season. Learn how to protect your identity while filling up your shopping cart, online and offline.

May 21, 2018
Consumer Concerns: Internet of Things Data Security

Think about the devices you own that are collecting data about your activities right now. If you use a fitness tracker on a smartwatch or phone, you are generating a trail of readings. Sensors on your car may be collecting information about when, where and how you’re using it.

September 15, 2016
Can Wearable Devices Put Your Security At Risk?

Your new gadget on your write could be compromising your privacy. Learn more about how these wearable devices could put you at risk.

May 14. 2018
Changing Identity Theft Tactics

Identity theft has been a part of the financial threat landscape for years, dating back to before the digital revolution. The ability to steal money, directly or indirectly, through impersonating someone is a well-worn instrument in the fraud toolbox.

February 17, 2017
Are Your Devices Spying On You?

With more devices being connected to the internet, what concerns do consumers have about these devices spying and invading their personal privacy.

August 15. 2017
Amazon Echo and the Future of Privacy

Voice activated home devices are growing in popularity - but could that accessibility have a negative effect on our personal privacy?

July 24, 2017
What Do Sharks and Identity Thieves Have in Common?

There are more than a few similarities between great whites and identity thieves, circling and waiting to strike. Here's how you can help keep them away.

May 12, 2017
What to Do If You’re a Victim of Identity Theft

If you're a victim of identity theft, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are 5 quick steps to follow if you become a victim of identity theft.

Updated June 5, 2018
What You Need To Know About Facebook’s Privacy Policy

Facebook, one of the most popular social networks in the world, has a dubious recent history with user data protection. What do you need to know about this platform?