Your Life, Your Identity.

Let's Keep it That Way

The ITRC is a non-profit organization established to minimize risk and mitigate the impact of identity compromise.

Prevent

Identity Theft

Your identity can be abused in many different ways, and the damage can be lasting and significant. However, there are simple steps you can take to protect your identity from theft and misuse.

Recover

My Identity

Were you the victim of an identity crime? The ITRC can provide you with direct assistance, a custom remediation plan, and more resources.

Protect

My Business

See how your business can leverage ITRC resources and help transform lives.

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Social media cons top list of holiday scams

Eva Velasquez gives the latest details on social media scams, and the rise in hacked Instagram account victim queries to the Identity Theft Resource Center. 

Hackers are leaking children’s data — and there’s little parents can do

“The single most important thing they can do is freeze their credit while they’re still underage,” -Eva Velasquez, President and CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center

Nearly half of complaints to Identity Theft Resource Center were about Google Voice Scam

Google Voice is a popular, free phone service over the internet.  Scammers are hijacking phone numbers to commit more scams using your name.

Push underway to update identity protection laws

The ITRC took part in a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing where calls were made for action to reverse the troubling trend in data breaches, and their devastating impact on consumers.

The number of data breaches in 2021 has already surpassed last year’s total

Year to date, there have been 1,291 breaches, compared to 1,108 in 2020. The all-time high was set in 2017, with 1,529.