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.

When It Comes to Identity Theft, 70% of People are Clueless

You’ve probably got a lot going on in your life — work, school, kids, family obligations, bills (and maybe even a little time for yourself, if you’re lucky). That’s what identity thieves are counting on, though. They are the dark …Read More […]

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Watch Out for Credit Card Skimmers This Summer

School’s out, vacation time is confirmed and your trip is booked. Unfortunately, fraudsters and identity thieves share your excitement. Summer tends to be a busy time for these criminals, who gear up for lost debit cards, more credit card charges …Read More […]

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Meet Judy: A President With Identity Protection in Her DNA

We know that when you enrolled in identity theft protection services with IdentityForce, you made the decision to trust us with your personal information. Because you’ve placed so much trust in us, we want you to get to know us …Read More […]

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Are You a Frog or an Elephant? Take an Online Personality Quiz to Find Out!

It doesn’t seem to matter whether an online quiz attempts to identify what animal I’d be, or whether I’m a “Game of Thrones” or “Downton Abbey” character — I always feel tempted to find out. But could these fun, seemingly …Read More […]

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When and How To Freeze Your Credit

With so many data breaches and identity theft threats, many people are tempted to put a halt to new credit activity. When might a so-called credit freeze make sense for you? A credit freeze restricts access to a credit report. …Read More […]

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