Identity theft is an increasing problem that could strike at any time. Your personally identifying information can be stolen from many sources, as evidenced by the growing number of cyber-security attacks at major companies across the country. Below are some tips to prevent identity theft.
- Don’t provide birth date, driver’s license or Social Security number to sources you don’t trust
- Use secure passwords
- Be aware of scams
- Immediately report fraud concerns to minimize damage
- Consider purchasing ID theft insurance