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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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Don’t Let Thieves Crack Your Nest Egg

Don’t Let Thieves Crack Your Nest Egg

You work hard to make a living and secure money for your retirement. Many older adults are excited to celebrate active lifestyles from this hard earned money.  Celebrating and enjoying retirement can include traveling the world, developing new hobbies or simply spending time family.  One run-in with identity theft can ...

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Get Schooled The Right Way With Identity Theft Courses

Get Schooled The Right Way With Identity Theft Courses

Still want to learn more about identity theft?  There are courses available.  There are also careers available for identity theft protection if this is of interest to you.  Identity Theft Management Institute (IMI) offers a few courses, which are specific to this topic and for professionals looking to further their ...

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Happy Holidays Leads To Happy Thieves

Happy Holidays Leads To Happy Thieves

It’s that time of year.  Cyber Monday.  Lights a glow.  Registers ringing.  Your credit comprised.  Wait, what?  Yes, thieves like to do their holiday shopping also with your identity.  Norton’s Cybercrime index reached a high the week after Thanksgiving with spam dominating 56 percent of email.  Norton reports that ...

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Tips on Avoiding Theft At The ATM Machine

Tips on Avoiding Theft At The ATM Machine

The whole idea of ATMs is pretty wonderful.  There’s such a convenience when you need cash or want to make a quick deposit.  They are everywhere and open at all times.  Maybe too open at times for criminals to grab some cash out of your account! Whether you are in your car, on the street or in a building, you could ...

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How Losing Your Cell Phone Can Lead To Identity Theft

How Losing Your Cell Phone Can Lead To Identity Theft

Cell phone identity theft is now an issue that every American needs to consider. Think about the last time you accidentally left your cell phone somewhere. Even if you were just running to the store for a quick errand, not having your smartphone with you can be an uncomfortable experience. After all, most people use ...

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Does Dumpster Diving Put Your Identity At Risk?

Does Dumpster Diving Put Your Identity At Risk?

Imagine walking up to a random dumpster, crawling inside and rooting around for something interesting. Sounds disgusting, right? But what if you could find an average of $31,000 inside that dumpster? The idea of poking into that pile of garbage might suddenly seem a little more appealing. Identity theft costs over ...

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Does Social Media Make You Vulnerable to ID Theft?

Does Social Media Make You Vulnerable to ID Theft?

Do you have a social media profile? The answer is most likely “yes.” Over 1.23 billion people have a Facebook page, and that number is expected to keep on steadily growing. Along with Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites, more and more people have huge portions of their lives online. While this creates ...

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Checking Your Credit Report For Signs of ID Theft

Checking Your Credit Report For Signs of ID Theft

Having a bank account, a mortgage, and a credit card or two out on your name naturally affords you a whole lot of responsibility. You must effectively keep track of a whole series of due dates, interest rates, and your own budgeting goals to keep from going under. In return, you’re afforded convenient spending ...

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What Is Business ID Theft and How to Fight Back

What Is Business ID Theft and How to Fight Back

In a 2012 nationwide survey by the Ponemon Institute, 74% of small and medium sized business reported online banking fraud. Identity theft is no longer limited to consumers. Criminals are finding business identity theft to be an easier and more lucrative option. It is imperative to protect your company on many fronts, ...

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