TAX - It Isn’t At All Taxing To Protect Your Tax Information

TAX - It Isn’t At All Taxing To Protect Your Tax Information

April 28, 2017

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SHADOW BROKERS SAY U.S. AGENCY SPIED ON MIDDLE EAST BANKS

SHADOW BROKERS SAY U.S. AGENCY SPIED ON MIDDLE EAST BANKS

April 21, 2017

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ANCESTRY SEARCH TURNS UP MAN WHO STOLE DEAD CHILD’S IDENTITY

ANCESTRY SEARCH TURNS UP MAN WHO STOLE DEAD CHILD’S IDENTITY

April 14, 2017

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THERE’S LOW, AND THEN THERE’S REALLY LOW

THERE’S LOW, AND THEN THERE’S REALLY LOW

February 28, 2017

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PAINFUL DIAGNOSIS: MANY AMERICANS HAVE HAD HEALTH CARE INFORMATION STOLEN

PAINFUL DIAGNOSIS: MANY AMERICANS HAVE HAD HEALTH CARE INFORMATION STOLEN

February 28, 2017

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THE COST OF COMPROMISED CREDENTIALS

THE COST OF COMPROMISED CREDENTIALS

February 28, 2017

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How To Freeze Your Credit Report and Why This is Important!

How To Freeze Your Credit Report and Why This is Important!

February 18, 2017

Did you know that you can freeze your credit report at any time?  Around 15% of all identity theft occurs by a fraudulent account being opened.  If someone has stolen your identity and attempts to open a new account, a credit freeze with prevent your credit report from being accessed by vendors.  What are the implications for you?  How do you do this?  Does this hurt your credit report?  Click to find out!

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Resources to Report Fraud or a Scam in the State of Missouri

Resources to Report Fraud or a Scam in the State of Missouri

February 10, 2017

Who do you contact if you suspect or are a victim of a scam or fraudulent activity regarding your mortgage or rent, a business, phone call, a bank, or even an ATM or gas pump you've used?  Click to find a list of all of the contact information needed to report a scam or suspected fraudulent activity in the state of Missouri.

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True or False?  Can Hackers Lift Your Fingerprints from a Selfie?

True or False? Can Hackers Lift Your Fingerprints from a Selfie?

February 02, 2017

Swirling the internet recently are sources cautioning people not to make a peace sign with their hands or show their fingers in pictures.  These sources claim that hackers can lift your fingerprints with a high-tech zoom and steal your identity.  Is this true? Click to find out!

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WHY A DELAYED TAX RETURN COULD BE GOOD NEWS

WHY A DELAYED TAX RETURN COULD BE GOOD NEWS

January 19, 2017

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ANATOMY OF AN ONLINE ROMANCE SCAM

ANATOMY OF AN ONLINE ROMANCE SCAM

January 12, 2017

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Uber Knows A Lot About You.  Should You Be Worried?

Uber Knows A Lot About You. Should You Be Worried?

January 09, 2017

"Just Uber home."  It's a phrase we're hearing more and more as Uber has become so commonplace it's now a verb.  If you choose to use Uber to catch a ride, make sure you are taking the proper precautions to make sure that after you've made it to you location, Uber doesn't have access to your private information and your location.  Check out this article from the IRTC to learn more!

 

 

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10 CYBER SAFETY TIPS FOR 2017

10 CYBER SAFETY TIPS FOR 2017

January 05, 2017

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TESCO BREACH POINTS TO CYBER SECURITY LAGS AT BANKS WORLDWIDE

TESCO BREACH POINTS TO CYBER SECURITY LAGS AT BANKS WORLDWIDE

December 30, 2016

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How to Fight Identity Theft in the Workplace

How to Fight Identity Theft in the Workplace

December 27, 2016

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ITRC 2016 Breach Stats Report

ITRC 2016 Breach Stats Report

December 14, 2016

Debating on if the threat is real?  If paying a small monthly fee is really worth it?  Thinking that advances in cyber security will protect you?  Or your bank?  

It won't be long before identity theft protection is mandated like car insurance.  Most people eventually have a fender bender and most people will eventually be hacked.  The banks can not afford to reimburse everyone for much longer.  What will you do when they tell you they can't help?  

Not convinced?  Check out the Identity Theft Resource Center's 2016 Breach Statistics.  These numbers are scary and the threat to you and your family is very real. Don't wait.  Protect yourself and your family today.  Our prices are so much lower than the financial devastation of identity theft.

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PHONE SCAM ALERT-MISSOURI RESIDENTS

PHONE SCAM ALERT-MISSOURI RESIDENTS

December 05, 2016

SCAM ALERT!  Missouri residents are being targeted by a phone scam alert from a "Civil Processing Unit."  Read on to learn the details and NEVER give out your private information to people who call you!

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Santa Claus is Coming...for Your Credit Cards

Santa Claus is Coming...for Your Credit Cards

November 30, 2016

These days, even Santa is looking for a little more than milk and cookies.  Originally published in 2014, this article about Santa scams is even more pertinent today.  Check out the shocking way your identity can be hacked this Christmas and make sure to protect yourself today!

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How to Avoid Cyber Monday Tricks and Traps

How to Avoid Cyber Monday Tricks and Traps

November 27, 2016

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9 Tips to Help You Shop Safely on Cyber Monday

9 Tips to Help You Shop Safely on Cyber Monday

November 25, 2016

Our inboxes are being blasted with the biggest deals of the year.  It's tempting to shop on websites that are less secure in order to get gifts at lower prices.  Don't be fooled by holiday hacking and scams.  Check out this article from Tom's Guide and protect yourself with whole family coverage from FreedomID Direct.  Happy shopping!

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ID Theft Leads to Multiple Arrests of an Innocent Man

ID Theft Leads to Multiple Arrests of an Innocent Man

November 25, 2016

Imagine sirens behind your car.  You pull over, you're confused, you know you weren't speeding.  The officer gets out of the car, reads your rights, and arrests you with little explanation.  You are charged with multiple crimes you know you did not commit.  The story unfolds and you realize that your identity has been stolen.  You will now spend the next several months to years proving your identity and your innocence.  This is happening.  

Check out this article from the Identity Theft Resource Center.  Be smart, be ready.  Join the FreedomID Direct family today!

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft During the Holidays

10 Ways to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft During the Holidays

November 21, 2016

With all the extra shopping you're going to be doing as we approach the holidays, it's more important than ever to protect your money and your identity. Thieves are prowling for your digits as you make online purchases, connect to your bank over Wi-Fi or share photos over social media.  Check out this helpful article from U.S. News and World Report for some helpful tips on how to keep your holidays fraud-free.

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Top 10 Myths About Identity Theft

Top 10 Myths About Identity Theft

November 15, 2016

Do you think because you have less than stellar credit that you won't be a target for identity thieves?  Do you believe that identity thieves are just looking for money?  As identity theft continues to grow, so do the misconceptions surrounding this complex crime.  Read on to clear up the confusion and learn the starling truth.  Educate yourself and protect yourself with Freedom ID Direct's affordable, whole family plans today!

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Five Possible Hacks to Worry About Before Election Day

Five Possible Hacks to Worry About Before Election Day

November 07, 2016

Election Day is tomorrow.  There are rumors about hacking, rigged polls, and fraud all over the news.  But what are the real risks associated with the Election?  Check out this link to a New York Times article that outlines just that.  And remember, if the government can get hacked, so can you.  The best way to prepare is to purchase identity theft protection.  This month only, enter promo code THANKFUL at checkout for $2 off our LifeStages PLUS plan every month!!!  And don't forget to vote!

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