Protect Yourself From Online Identity Fraud

Earlier this month, security researchers reported that a group of Russian mobsters used a series of hacks to stockpile over 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses.  That’s the largest known cache of user data ever stolen from the Internet.

Still think your personal information is totally safe from threats online? 

The truth is – with large-scale breaches, leaks, and hacks in the news seemingly every other week – there’s no better time than now to step up your personal protection game.  That includes investing in a paid-but-proven ID protection service or practicing rigorous self-monitoring of your credit report.  Plus consistently using smart habits when accessing your accounts, paying bills, or completing transactions online.

Want a head-start on protecting yourself form online identity theft?  Check out the infographic below for five really-smart-and-really-simple tips.

Identity fraud tips

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