How to Freeze Your Credit

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 6 minutes

frozen credit card

I was part of the great Equifax hack of 2017. I guess I knew it was only a matter of time, but I had procrastinated taking steps to protect my credit (even after personnally writing about identity theft for this blog!). Now I had to face the music. So I froze my credit this morning….

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You’ve Been Hacked. Thanks Equifax!

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 4 minutes

computer virus

The Equifax hack has affected almost half the country. You may have been hacked. At the very least, there is a pretty good chance your personal information has been compromised. That means you may be hacked later. Why is this so bad? Normally when a company experiences a security beach you only have to worry…

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Identity Theft: If It Happens to You (Part 2)

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 5 minutes

computer hacker

This is Part 2 of our series on what to do if your identity is stolen. If you are the victim of identity theft, you must read Part 1 of our series, which outlines the first 5 steps you must make immediately to stop the damage to your credit. This post is all about how…

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Identity Theft: If It Happens to You (Part 1)

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 4 minutes

hacker in cloak

Hackers, skimmers, and data thieves are a part of modern life. As a result, identity theft is a very real problem that could happen to any of us. There are a million articles out there advising you how to avoid this painful experience. You should read them and take their advice. However, what do you…

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