CONSUMER INFORMATION

Whether you are looking for information on how to protect yourself from identity theft and scams or just want to know more about protecting your privacy online, you have come to the right place. Below you will find useful information on scams, privacy, online activity and, of course, identity theft protection to help you be an informed consumer. Fact sheets include in-depth information about certain aspects of the protecting yourself and your information. Solutions are shorter documents with more information about action to take.

There are a list of resources which you may find helpful. You may also wish to look through the blogs linked below for more information. If you would rather talk to an Identity Theft Information Specialist for free personalized assistance, you can always call the toll-free call center at 888-400-5530, LiveChat with us or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet 103:  Online Shopping
Fact Sheet 119:  Direct Connections to the Internet - Protecting Yourself and Your Information
Fact Sheet 121:  Prevention Tips for Job Seekers
Fact Sheet 122:  Travel Tips for the Business or Vacation Traveler
Fact Sheet 125Federal Annual Free Credit Report
Fact Sheet 129:  I Received a Data Breach Notification Letter

Fact Sheet 131:  Credit cards vs. debit cards
Fact Sheet 132:  What are identity theft products?

Fact Sheet 138:  Social Networking and Identity Theft 
Fact Sheet 141:  Consumer Shopping Tips
Fact Sheet 142:  Protecting Your Computer from WiFi Danger
Fact Sheet 144:  Smartphone Safety
Fact Sheet 145:  Smartphone Threats
Fact Sheet 146:  Smartphone Privacy and Security
Fact Sheet 147:  Risks of Mobile Applications 

Solutions

Solution 13:  Protecting Information of the Internet
Solution 14:  Protecting Your Online Identity
Solution 19:  File Sharing P2P Software Safety
Solution 22:  Medicare Card Tip
Solution 23:  Emergency Situations and Identity Theft
Solution 24:  Tax Time Tips
Solution 25:  Detecting Scams
Solution 26:  College Students and Identity Theft
Solution 32:  Strong Passwords
Solution 33:  Securing Your Home Wireless Network
Solution 35: Identity Theft Protection Tips 

Solution 37:  Doxing and Internet Safety Tips

Resources

Federal Trade Commission

https://www.identitytheft.gov/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

http://www.consumerfinance.gov 

Better Business Bureau

www.bbb.org 

National Association of Consumer Advocates 

http://www.consumeradvocates.org/

Do Not Call Registry

www.donotcall.gov 

United States Postal Service

www.uspscybersafe.com 

 

 

If you didn't find what you were looking for here, you may want to look at our scams, privacy or victim pages. You may also want to visit our Consumer Resources page. Again, whatever your needs, you can talk to an Identity Theft Information Specialist for free one-on-one assistance and ask any questions you may have by calling 888.400.5530, using LiveChat or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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