Many consumers are warned against the threat of identity theft and are advised to take all the necessary precautions to protect their personal information. But did you know that adults are not the only people
Thieves never run out of tricks to collect credit card information so they can open fraudulent account in other people’s name. One of these tactics is to convince the credit card holder to give up
Here are five excellent pointers you can use to reduce your risk of getting ripped off by identity thieves. Familiarize yourself with the schemes employed by identity thieves. Being well-informed about the activities of petty
The Heartbleed Bug has infected a ton of websites and poses a security threat to you and your private information. Sites like Yahoo, NASA, and OKCupid have been affected, so if you’ve used any of
What is a credit freeze and what makes it different from credit fraud alert? The credit freeze was first introduced in California in 2003. Today, however, a credit freeze can be done in all 38 States and can be requested from any of the three major credit bureaus- Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
Once a consumer puts a freeze on his credit , no lender, insurer, employer or anyone else can make an inquiry or request on his credit report. The fact is, not even you, can look into your credit report unless you order the credit bureau to “unfreeze” or “thaw” your credit.