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In today’s modern and technology driven world, identity theft has become disturbingly common. This is in large part to the stunning advancements in technology that have been made in recent years. While we are more connected than ever, it is easier than ever to become a victim of identity theft, most the time without even realizing it until it’s too late.

ID Theft Authority was created with one goal in mind. To help consumers avoid identity theft with helpful tips and guides, and to provide detailed reviews on the best ID theft protection companies.

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How to Fight Tax Identity Theft

How to Fight Tax Identity Theft

Tax season is a prime time for identity thieves to go to work, and last year (the 2014 tax returns) saw one of the biggest booms in reports of tax fraud. It can be devastating to your credit and your finances to find out that your information has been compromised and used to file for fraudulent purposes. Here we have ...

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New Ways To Protect Your Computer While Traveling

New Ways To Protect Your Computer While Traveling

Your laptop may be a target for thieves or cybercriminals while you are traveling. It doesn’t matter if you are on a business trip or on a family vacation. Thieves and cybercriminals are using strategies to get, not just your laptop, but your personal information. Forbes Magazine reported that cybercriminals are ...

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4 Ways To Avoid Online Fundraising Scams During Tragedy

4 Ways To Avoid Online Fundraising Scams During Tragedy

It is human nature to want to lend a helping hand during a disaster or tragedy. With today’s technology charities can accept online giving quickly and easily. As the generous population looks online for a way to help, scammers are creating websites, emails, crowdfunding campaigns, and social media accounts to deceive ...

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Online Job Scams: Why Millennials Should Be on the Lookout

Online Job Scams: Why Millennials Should Be on the Lookout

Millennials is a term used in reference to those who grew up between the 1980s and mid 2000s. They are now at the age where job searching is a necessity so money can be made. Thanks to modern technology and its effortless access to information online, job searching has been made simple for this generation. A quick ...

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2016 Trends: What to Expect for Identity Theft and Fraud

2016 Trends: What to Expect for Identity Theft and Fraud

Each year, a new set of trends comes to fruition. In 2016, a whole new set of identity theft trends are expected. People should be aware of these expectations so they can keep themselves safe and out of financial trouble. Annual Privacy XChange Forum The Privacy XChange Forum is held annually. The third event just ...

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What’s Up With The WhatsApp Email?

What’s Up With The WhatsApp Email?

With more than 900 million active users, WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform in the world. Facebook acquired the app in February 2014. WhatsApp Messenger is a great instant messaging app for smartphones that can be used to send texts, images, video and audio media messages.  Criminals are also privy to ...

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Happy, Safe Travels For You And Your Identity

Happy, Safe Travels For You And Your Identity

It’s that time of year when more and more people travel to visit family over the holidays or even travel for end of year business commitments.  Identity theft never takes a vacation, and in fact, thieves would like to take advantage of your merry travels.  Here are tips to take before, during and after your trip to ...

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Thieves Can Bring Identity Theft To Life Even After Death

Thieves Can Bring Identity Theft To Life Even After Death

Believe it or not, the newly deceased are a prominent target of identity theft thieves.  This is because it can take upwards of six months for financial institutions, credit-reporting bureaus and the Social Security Administration to receive, communicate, or record death records, giving thieves ample time to make ...

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Capturing Your Credit Or Debit Card With One Swipe

Capturing Your Credit Or Debit Card With One Swipe

With today’s technology, sometimes being careful is not enough.  One of the latest tools of identity thieves is called skimming and it may be beyond your control.  Skimming can happen virtually anywhere. What Is Skimming? This latest type of fraud records your credit card numbers and then transfers to a duplicate ...

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