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Identity theft: What is it and how to avoid it

Most people’s approach to passwords is just one huge security lapse. Here are a few ways that an easy password can lead to identity theft, plus a definition of "easy password."

March 15, 2022·4 min read
What is phishing? How to recognize and avoid phishing scams

Phishing scammers want your personal information. Learn how to help protect yourself against phishing scams

August 08, 2018·2 min read
15 signs that your identity has been stolen

If you notice bank statements are missing or unusual activity, it might be a sign of identity theft. Learn the signs to help keep your data safe.

August 11, 2022·2 min read

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6 steps to take if you think your identity has been stolen

If you're a victim of identity theft, you should act as soon as possible. Follow these 6 steps if you think your data has been compromised.

August 25, 2022·2 min read
Identity theft: Five tips to help protect your identity

Find out how neuroscience helps cybercriminals earn money and what simple things you can do to protect yourself.

February 02, 2022·4 min read
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How to clean up your online digital footprint

Your “digital footprint” includes all traces of your online activity, from commenting on news pieces or social media to making online purchases. When you know the boundaries of your digital footprint, and take steps to control it, you can protect your identity and your reputation.

August 08, 2018·4 min read

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