Identity theft is an increasingly common issue that affects individuals from all walks of life, exploiting personal and financial information without consent to commit fraud.
Understanding what identity theft is, recognizing the signs, and knowing the steps to safeguard your identity are essential for everyone.
Identity theft involves the unauthorized use of your personal or financial information to commit fraud. This can include anything from unauthorized credit card transactions to someone else filing a tax return in your name. The consequences can be damaging, impacting your financial health, credit score, and personal reputation.
Stay vigilant for signs of identity theft:
Protecting your personal information is key to preventing identity theft:
If you suspect you're a victim of identity theft:
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By educating others on how to protect themselves and what steps to take if they become victims, you contribute to a more secure environment for everyone. Distribute materials and share knowledge in various languages to ensure everyone has access to this vital information.
ID Navigator, powered by NortonLifeLock, equips you with essential tools to stay ahead of potential identity risks, enabling swift action in the face of unforeseen incidents.
As identity theft tactics become more sophisticated, NortonLifeLock’s solutions advance in tandem. Continuous surveillance of the dark web ensures your information is monitored, alerting you if your details surface. In the event of significant data breaches, you're kept in the loop by NortonLifeLock.
One-Bureau Credit Monitoring1 is deployed to spot crucial alterations in your credit report, assisting in early detection of credit fraud. Experiencing the theft of your wallet? You'll receive expert advice to swiftly cancel or replace important documents such as credit cards, insurance IDs, and more.
In instances where identity theft does occur, you'll have the support of a U.S.-based Identity Restoration Specialist, guiding you through the recovery process.
Further enhancing your online privacy, Privacy Monitor actively searches well-known data broker sites for your personal data, offering steps to opt-out, helping you reclaim your online privacy.
Visa cardholders benefit from exclusive NortonLifeLock™ product discounts. Confirm your eligibility at www.cardbenefitidprotect.com, and upon verification, be directed to Norton.com for ID Navigator enrollment.
Proactive Solutions Against the Evolving Threat of Identity Theft
How ID Navigator, powered by NortonLifeLock, fortifies your peace of mind:
Remember, while it's not possible to prevent all identity theft, having the right tools and support can greatly mitigate the impact and restore your peace of mind.
1 Two requirements must be met to receive the One-Bureau Credit Monitoring feature: (i) your identity must be successfully verified with Equifax; and (ii) Equifax must be able to locate your credit file that contains sufficient credit history information. If these requirements are not met you will not receive credit features from Equifax. You will receive Credit Features once the verification process is successfully completed. Any credit monitoring from Equifax will take several days to begin after your successful plan enrollment.
We use a sophisticated cloud database with encryption and multiple security layers for your personal data's secure storage and management.
Alerts provide protective advice and resource links. For additional support, visit support.norton.com.
You'll receive notifications with best practices and steps to protect your data, with further assistance available at support.norton.com.
Visa cardholders start at cardbenefitidprotect.com for eligibility verification, then provide name, SSN, date of birth, address, phone number, and email for ID Navigator enrollment on Norton.com.
Triggers include your info appearing on the dark web, a hard credit inquiry, or changes in your credit report, along with alerts on significant data breaches.