Back to School, Back to Scams

Students around the country are heading back to school in a matter of weeks—if they haven’t started already, that is—so ...
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The Dark Web: The Boogeyman in Your Child’s Closet

It turns out the boogeyman is actually hiding in the deep dark web, not your child’s closet. Identity theft is ...
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Valuing Personal Information: Considerations for Prevention of Identity Theft

What is considered valuable in terms of personal information has continually shifted definition for decades. At the Identity Theft Resource ...
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Found a Lost Wallet? Here’s What You Should Do

It can happen to anyone, and can happen anywhere. You’re going about your business when you suddenly find a wallet ...
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One Million Kids Were Victims of ID Theft Last Year

There was a time when child identity theft was thought of as a family problem, and it’s true that many ...
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Where Does Cybercrime Hit the Hardest?

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and other advocacy groups have tracked data breaches, identity theft, scams and fraud for ...
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So What Does GDPR Mean For You?

In a “skim the surface” nutshell, the General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR –will hold businesses even more accountable if they ...
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The Identity Danger of Typos

A single typo can come back to haunt you online, as scammers purchase like-sounding domain names in order to trap ...
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Experian Credit Report: Disputing Mistakes and Suspicious Findings

For years, consumers have been encouraged to monitor their credit reports annually in order to stay on top of their credit ...
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Taking the Leap to Adulthood – What New Graduates Should Know About Identity Theft

In the coming weeks, students across the country are going to experience a major shift in their lives, probably one ...
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