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  • How Independent Contractors Can Use Employee Identification Numbers to Help Prevent Identity Theft
    by Brian Acton on September 21, 2021 at 4:05 am

    If you’re a sole proprietor or independent contractor, there’s a good chance you’ve used your Social Security number (SSN) to conduct business. Whether you’re filing taxes, applying for a business credit card or other general business activities, sole proprietors often have to use a SSN when there isn’t an alternative. Unfortunately, using your SSN to […] The post How Independent Contractors Can Use Employee Identification Numbers to Help Prevent Identity Theft appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • Protect Your Personal Documents to Avoid Medical Identity Theft
    by Brian Acton on September 10, 2021 at 2:59 am

    Personal medical documents are valuable assets. Unfortunately, that means criminals are after those documents, too. Medical documents may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that includes your name, location, contact information, insurance policies, Social Security number and history of medical treatment. Criminals can use this information to open fraudulent accounts or even receive medical treatment using […] The post Protect Your Personal Documents to Avoid Medical Identity Theft appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • Are You a T-Mobile Data Breach Victim? Here Are 3 Steps You Can Take To Help Protect Yourself
    by Kristin Austin on August 30, 2021 at 7:52 am

    T-Mobile’s massive data breach has affected 54 million customers. The breach, in many but not all cases, includes names, driver’s license numbers, Social Security numbers (SSNs), and device identification (IMEI and IMSI) numbers for subscribers, former customers and prospective customers who may have been interested in T-Mobile service at one point. This most recent T-Mobile […] The post Are You a T-Mobile Data Breach Victim? Here Are 3 Steps You Can Take To Help Protect Yourself appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • Back 2 School? Here’s Why Credit Monitoring is a Must-Have for College Students
    by Kristin Austin on August 21, 2021 at 12:51 am

    As U.S. university and college students look to return back to campus this fall, chances are they have plenty on their mind going into the first post-pandemic semester. And perhaps one thing that is way down on their to-do list is to consider how vulnerable their identity is to cybercriminals. Truth be told: cybercrimes against […] The post Back 2 School? Here’s Why Credit Monitoring is a Must-Have for College Students appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • IDIQ® Makes the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for Second Consecutive Year
    by Kristin Austin on August 18, 2021 at 4:22 am

    Temecula, California; August 17, 2021 – IDIQ®, a leader in the identity theft and credit monitoring industry and producer of IdentityIQ® and MyScoreIQ® brands, announced today it achieved the rank of No. 722 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. This is the second consecutive year IDIQ has been recognized […] The post IDIQ® Makes the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for Second Consecutive Year appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • Cloudstar Remains Compromised Following Ransomware Attack
    by Kristin Austin on August 10, 2021 at 7:46 pm

    Cloudstar, one of the title industry’s primary cloud providers, remains compromised after a recent ransomware attack disrupted its services. The company also provides services to real estate, legal, insurance, financial services, petrochemical and the oil and gas industries. The Victim of a Ransomware Attack Here’s what happened, according to a notice on the Cloudstar website. […] The post Cloudstar Remains Compromised Following Ransomware Attack appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • 5 Reasons Why Your Free Credit Report Isn’t Enough
    by Kristin Austin on August 2, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    With cybercrime on the rise, your personal information is at risk now more than ever. One of your best lines of defense is monitoring your credit. You’re able to check your free credit report annually from the three major credit bureaus. And there’s nothing wrong with using this free service to review your credit report. […] The post 5 Reasons Why Your Free Credit Report Isn’t Enough appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • 4 Tips on How to Mail a Paper Check Safely
    by Brian Acton on July 29, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    Just about any type of payment you make can be done without paper checks these days. You can pay your bills through online portals, shop with credit cards or mobile payment apps and send money to your friends and family with Venmo or Zelle. But many people and businesses still rely on paper checks in […] The post 4 Tips on How to Mail a Paper Check Safely appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • ‘A National Emergency’: Cloudstar Down After Ransomware Attack
    by Kristin Austin on July 19, 2021 at 7:31 pm

    If you are planning on closing on a home today, that may be difficult as a result of the latest ransomware attack. Its victim: Cloudstar, one of the title industry’s primary cloud providers. The company also provides services to real estate, legal, insurance, financial services, petrochemical and oil and gas industries. Here’s What Happened On […] The post ‘A National Emergency’: Cloudstar Down After Ransomware Attack appeared first on IdentityIQ.

  • IDIQ Appoints Robert Rausch as New Chief Marketing Officer
    by Kristin Austin on July 13, 2021 at 5:31 pm

    Temecula, California, July 13, 2021 – IDIQ, an industry leader in credit report and identity theft monitoring, has hired marketing expert Robert Rausch as its new chief marketing officer. With more than 20 years in the industry, Rausch plans to use his experience to accelerate enrollment growth and increase member retention through integrated marketing strategies […] The post IDIQ Appoints Robert Rausch as New Chief Marketing Officer appeared first on IdentityIQ.

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