Identity theft is one of the biggest threats to companies and individuals. Keep up to date on some of the ways identity thieves harvest your information with our ID Theft Alerts.

We cover recent security breaches, methodology, and ways to help protect your personal information from being used against you.

New Identity Theft Warnings

Identity theft is a huge part of life this day and age.  It may not be something that we agree with, or something that you think could happen to you, but unfortunately identity theft happens everyday to unsuspecting people. Even if you are smart and you handle your documents...

Identity Theft Alert for September, 2014

iCloud Hacked As Apple prepared a press conference to announce their new payment system, the companies online storage network was being hacked. iCloud is supposed to be a backup for your iPhone and computer data. A hacker broke into the iCloud accounts of celebrities and took the nude pictures they...

ID Theft Alerts for July 2014

Supreme Court Rules on Privacy A recent ruling by the Supreme Court has a significant impact on how the court sees the protection of digital information and your 4th amendment rights. In Riley v. California the court ruled that the police needed a warrant to search the cell phone...

ID Theft Alerts for June, 2014

Fitness Apps Threaten Privacy Many people use smartphone apps to help them meet their fitness goals. These fitness apps can collect everything from where you are and have been to what you are eating in real time. Very few people consider who has access to this personal information. The FTC...

ID Theft Alerts for May 2014

Avoid Identity Theft While On Vacation It is that the time of year when everyone pulls out their suitcases and heads out to see the world. Before you go, here are some tips to help you reduce your risk of identity theft. Be careful with ATMS. It is not difficult...

ID Theft Alert for March, 2014

Is the NSA Using Your Webcam? Between 2008 and 2008 Britain’s surveillance agency intercepted the webcam images of millions of users. The users were not the target of any particular probe. The program called “Optic Nerve” stored a picture every five minutes from user feeds. The images were then run through...

ID Theft Alerts for February 2014

Long Term Identity Theft Impacts While many people think of the short term impacts of identity theft it is the long term ones that can be even more damaging. The victim of identity theft may spend years trying to clean up the errors on their credit report. This not...

Identity Theft Alert for January, 2014

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week A big source of identity theft is through false IRS tax returns. To raise awareness the FTC has declared this week “Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.” The goal is to raise awareness of the problem as people start to receive all of their tax...

ID Theft Alert for December, 2013

Bank Teller Steals Identities The Acting Attorney General of New Jersey has charged eight people for running an identity theft ring. The information used was stolen by Bronthie K Charles. She was able to get the banking information for victims while working as a bank teller at TD Bank...

SPAM Text Messages

SPAM emails have been around since email became a standard business tool. It is a very cheap way for fraudsters to get in front of thousands of people. Nigerian Scams (also called 419 scams) have been around for hundreds of years but the internet made it a daily part...