Author Archives: Melanie Medina

About Melanie Medina

Melanie is a native of Bolivia who has lived in Boston for over 10 years. She likes to make time to travel, jog, read, and play backgammon. Fueled by copious amounts of coffee, Melanie stays on top of her to-do list while also keeping abreast of identity theft issues. Serious data breaches are happening all the time in the U.S. and Melanie loves being part of a solution that brings peace of mind to families across the country.

Keeping Identity Thieves Away from Your Personal Information

It may feel overwhelming at first to think about all of the ways identity thieves can steal from you — after all, if they’re always lurking in the shadows, how can you consistently avoid them? You can’t stop identity thieves …Read More […]

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How You’re Making It Easy for Identity Thieves

Identity thieves are everywhere — but because they aren’t generally committing violent crimes, and they are faceless to many victims, we tend to let our guards down and assume we aren’t going to be targeted. Recent government data, however, paints …Read More […]

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Are You Clueless About Identity Theft?

You run out to your mailbox and walk back into your home with a handful of letters, magazines, and junk flyers. You thumb through the pile, quickly skimming for anything interesting, and see what looks like a bill from a …Read More […]

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Scam Alert: The Olympics and Identity Theft

As it gets closer and closer to the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, you’ve probably been encountering quite a few stories about Zika virus fears from those traveling to Brazil for the games. There is, however, a very real …Read More […]

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Pokémon Go Security Issues

It’s been an interesting week as Pokémon fever has taken over the country. Whether on your way to work, out shopping in town, or even looking out your front windows, you’ve probably seen random groups of people running around, cellphones …Read More […]

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