Protect Your Identity
Buy a cross-cut shredder and make sure you shred any documents containing personal information before you toss them in the dumpster.
Be sure to password protect all of your devices, and use unique, complicated passwords for your online accounts.
Never log in to financial accounts or shop online while using public Wi-Fi, and make sure to encrypt and password protect your Wi-Fi at home.
Review your credit reports and bank accounts periodically looking for suspicious activity and errors that could signify identity theft.
Consider purchasing an identity theft detection product that includes identity theft restoration. If you do become a victim of identity theft, you’ll be notified quickly and be able to lean on certified specialists to help restore your identity.
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