Dangers of Public WiFi

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If you think you are safe to use public WiFi, think again. You could end up revealing your private information if you are not careful. Criminals can hack into public WiFi that is not secured with a password or even worse, … [Read more...]

Prescreened Creditor Offers FAQ

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What are prescreened offers? Creditors and insurance companies may send out credit offers to customers that meet a┬ácertain criteria. These offers do not guarantee you will be approved for their service. How do creditors … [Read more...]

Gas Pump Skimming

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Javelon reported 66% of identity thefts involve an existing credit card or debit account. Credit card skimming at gas pumps contributes to this statistic and is a growing problem. Thieves install a skimmer on the card … [Read more...]

Smartphone Safety

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What would you do if someone stole your smartphone? Would they have access to your bank accounts or social media information? 90% of Americans have a cell phone, according to a recent study by Pew Research, leaving most … [Read more...]

Child ID Theft

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A 2012 report from ITAC states 2.5% of US households with minors 18 and under have experienced child identity theft, with 27% having know the thieve. All an identity thief needs is a social security number and they can … [Read more...]