Identity Theft Protection

Identity theft protection companies are the best way to protect your credit and your good name. Use our chart for a quick comparison of the best credit protection services or read our identity theft protection reviews below.

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LifeLock offers an extensive package of services for identity theft protection and are seen by many as the pioneers of the industry. They are... Continue Review

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NOTE:Debix has changed their name to All Clear ID and this service is no longer available to consumers Debix offers a leading technology identity... Continue Review

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Overview Guard Dog ID offers a package of nine different services designed to help you combat identity theft. The focus of the plan is on taking... Continue Review

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Data Breaches

10,000 Patients at Risk after 10,000 Credit Card Numbers Accessed by Hacker

The Presbyterian Anesthesia Associates company in North Carolina is sending information to approximately 10,000 patients whose records may have been accessed by a hacker. A database with personal information such as contact data and credit... 

June 6, 2013 | Read the story »

Important Patient Information Accidently Emailed by Employee

The MED in Memphis, Tennessee is contacting outpatients of their hospital after an employee accidently sent out three files via email with sensitive information such as Social Security numbers and contact data. Approximately 1,200 patients... 

June 4, 2013 | Read the story »

160,000 Social Security Numbers and 1 Million Driver License Numbers Accessed

The Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts has announced to the public that databases on the website may have been accessed by unauthorized individuals, putting over one million at risk for identity theft. Individuals that... 

June 2, 2013 | Read the story »

MAPCO Locations across the US Notifying Customers of Potential Security Breach

MAPCO Express, a convenience store chain, is currently notifying customers of a recent security breach. It is believed that locations in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi may have been affected by... 

June 1, 2013 | Read the story »

Credit Monitoring Services

Credit Monitoring is an effective tool to prevent identity theft and monitor your credit. Use our chart for a quick comparison of the best credit monitoring services or read our credit monitoring reviews below.

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Please Note: As of June 2016 TrustedID is no longer operating as a brand of Equifax. Please see our reviews of LifeLock or Identity Guard. TrustedID... Continue Review

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Identity Guard Total Protection℠ is the best credit monitoring service from an outstanding credit protection company with a long and successful... Continue Review

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In 2014, Equifax purchased TrustedID which quite simply offers better protection with its ID Essentials package then anything reviewed below.... Continue Review

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Identity Theft Blog - Recent Posts

What’s Up, Doc?

Most identity thieves steal personal information simply for monetary gain. While taking your money and defrauding businesses is bad, there are worse things. For example, you could be seen by a doctor who does not even know how to practice... 

October 3, 2012 | Read the story »

Lawyer Identity Theft

You might think if anyone knows about the threat of identity theft and the steps needed to avoid it, it would be a lawyer. These people spend a living dealing with criminals. However, as a recent article in the Florida Bar News illustrates,... 

September 26, 2012 | Read the story »

Identity Theft Victims Sought

In a twist on the usual case where identity theft is discovered due to a mistake on a credit report, in Santa Cruz, California, last week, police found that they had to work backwards to locate the victims of this crime. They came upon... 

September 19, 2012 | Read the story »

Cybercrime and the Olympics

It can be exciting when the Summer Olympics come around every four years. It is especially exciting for cybercriminals because it causes a flurry of activity on the Internet. There are few that are not even a little curious about the opening... 

September 12, 2012 | Read the story »