CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' ID Protection'

Discover Claims Top Spot in ID Fraud Prevention

Discover claimed the number one spot for the second year in a row for its many checks and balances for fraud prevention. Learn more about those checks and balances.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card News, Financial Planning, ID Protection

Changes in Disputing Process for Credit Card Charges

We all know the sense of dread that hits when we realize our credit cards have been stolen or used without our knowledge. Here’s what to do to keep the headache factor down.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Credit Card Reform, Credit Card Tips, ID Protection

5 Years Old & Bankrupt – ID Theft’s Youngest Victims

Thieves are targeting young children, especially foster children. They’re stealing IDs and purchasing cell phones and applying for credit cards. Often, families don’t even know it’s happening


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: ID Protection

Contacted by CitiBank?

CitiBank announced today that more than 200,000 of its customers’ credit card and banking information was recently compromised. Here’s what happened.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Banking, Credit Card News, ID Protection

Credit Card Fraud Prevention

Today’s thieves try to stay a step ahead of the credit card companies’ security measures. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and credit card theft.


Author: CreditCardsCo | Categories: Banking, ID Protection

EMV Chip Credit Cards

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase are currently adding the new EMV chips to many of their credit cards. The new technology will keep credit card users and their information safer.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card Reform, ID Protection

Credit Cards, Thieves and Technology

Just because your credit card is in your possession doesn’t mean a technologically-savvy thief can’t access it. There are ways to steer clear of being robbed via magnetic strips.


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Credit Card Basics, Credit Card Tips, ID Protection

How Safe are Your Credit Card Numbers?

Online shopping continues to evolve and it’s never been safer. Advances in encryption and new technology ensure your credit card information is never compromised. There are things you can do, too, that will further protect you, your identity and your credit.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Credit Card Tips, ID Protection

Identity Guard or Lifelock: Which One is Right for Me?

The world is online, there is no doubt about it. With that the world economy has gone online as well and has made the largest global marketplace in human history. Just as in the open air Roman markets thousands of years ago, in this digital market there are thieves waiting to pounce.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Financial Planning, ID Protection, Special Offers

Has LifeLock Matched Up to Its Expectations?

There has been a lot of talk about whether or not LifeLock is really a worthwhile option. With there being many other organizations that offer identity theft protection, what makes LifeLock worth choosing rather than any other company? We will take a look at these reasons in much more detail.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Banking, Financial Planning, ID Protection

5 Steps to Greater Online Payment Security

Take these steps to greater online payment security to reduce the risks of your falling victim to identity theft and fraud. Prevention is better than cure.


Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Banking, ID Protection

How to Reduce Risks of Identity Theft?

With an estimated 16 million U.S. victims in 2006 and 2007, Identity Theft has grown gradually to become one of the most penetrative crimes leaving every American venerable to. Not one technique will stamp out ID theft or prevent one’s identity from being abused but a number of measures taken by every American will go a long way in preventing and promoting an ID theft free society.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Financial Planning, ID Protection




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