AllClear ID Blog: ID Protection

Online Social Security Accounts: Tips for Safe Use

Jackie here. Have you signed up for an online Social Security account? Earlier this year Social Security announced  that the agency is expanding the services available online for those with a my Social Security account. These accounts aren’t just for those receiving benefits; anyone over 18 can sign up for an account by visiting […]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t File for Bankruptcy after ID Theft

Jacqueline here, with AllClear ID. Discovering that you’ve been a victim of identity theft can feel like being hit in the chest by a load of bricks. You feel violated, overwhelmed and frustrated. Your finances are in shambles. Your credit report is littered with debts you didn’t accrue and the debt collectors might be starting […]

Removing Personal Information From an Old Computer

How to Remove Personal Information From an Old Computer Thinking of donating or trashing an old computer?  Before you do, consider the personal information that you’ve saved (either knowingly or otherwise) to your computer and remove it before you put yourself at risk for identity fraud. If you’re like me, your computer is packed with […]