Privacy & Identity

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Limiting Unwanted Calls & Emails

Tired of unwanted phone calls and emails? Learn the difference between legal and illegal calls and emails, and how you can reduce the number of unwanted messages you get by phone and online.

Computer Security

The internet offers access to a world of products and services, entertainment and information. At the same time, it creates opportunities for scammers, hackers, and identity thieves. Learn how to protect your computer, your information, and your online files.

Protecting Your Identity

Keeping your important papers secure, shredding documents with sensitive information before you put them in the trash, and limiting the personal information you carry with you are among the ways you can protect your  identity. Find additional tips to reduce your risk of identity theft, including how and when to order your free credit report.

Repairing Identity Theft

If you suspect someone has stolen your identity, acting quickly to limit the damage is key. Take a deep breath and then place a fraud alert on your credit file, order your credit reports, and call the FTC to report the crime.