A New Form of Identity Theft: Account Takeover

Identity Theft Through Account Takeover Account takeover is a form of financial identity theft that takes place in the digital… Read More

What to Do If Your Identity Has Been Stolen

Are You A Victim of Identity Theft? Don’t be careless when it comes to handling your personal information. Regularly keep… Read More

10 Tips for Staying Safe While Traveling

Traveling abroad is an exciting experience, but never lose sight of how much easier theft and hacking is when in… Read More

5 Ways Professional Paper Shredding Benefits Your Business

Professional Paper Shredding Take control over the privacy of your business with better shredding practices. Improper disposal of documents and… Read More

Tips to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

What Is Identity Theft? Identity theft also referred to as identity fraud, is a very common issue that should not… Read More

Benefits of Shredding Documents: A Brief History

The Benefits of Shredding Documents In today’s society, we have become so accustomed to the digitization of data, that sometimes… Read More

Summer Safety or Don’t Let the Bad Guys Know

With Memorial weekend just around the corner, we start the unofficial beginning of summer.  With all the fun times we… Read More

Tax Identity Theft: Protecting Your Credit and Finances

Tax season is here, and though you technically have until April 15 to file your returns, you might want to… Read More

Checking your Bank Account Weekly

How often do you currently check your bank account?  Only when the statement comes in or, for some of us,… Read More

Were You Hacked?

by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Marriott International says that a breach of its Starwood guest… Read More

Document Destruction – Important For Protecting Your Identity

Nowadays, identity thieves may get your identity from data breached or compromised accounts. However, some still rely on the old-fashioned… Read More

Shred Day!

Every October, we join the Better Business Bureau of Northern Nevada in the “Secure Your ID Day” shred event to… Read More

HIPAA Compliant Shredding

In today’s digital age, electronic medical records are normal. However, most doctors, dentists, and other healthcare professionals still handle, maintain… Read More

Five Types of Documents to Shred to Prevent Identity Theft

One of the areas where you’re most at risk for identity theft is something you get almost every day​—your paper… Read More

The Importance of Document Destruction For Your Business

Identity theft and theft of customer data gives nightmares to small business people. It can happen easily, innocently, and unnecessarily… Read More

How Do You Check Your Childs Credit Report

https://lendedu.com/blog/how-do-you-check-your-childs-credit-report  No Comments Jeff Gitlen January 26, 2018 Our research, news, and assessments are scrutinized using strict editorial integrity. In full… Read More

Paper Shredding vs. Recycling – Which is Most Secure?

Paper shredding and paper recycling are not interchangeable terms and should not be confused as the same process to get… Read More

What to do after a data breach?

After the recent data breaches in the news from Saks 5th Avenue/Lord & Taylor and from Orbitz/Expedia, it is important… Read More

Moving From Static Identity To Digital Identity

Moving From Static Identity To Digital Identity Forbes Finance Council Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Post written… Read More

Should You Get Identity Theft Insurance?

Should You Get Identity Theft Insurance? Identity theft insurance seems like a good idea, but you may not get as… Read More

Look For Identity Theft Signs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/look-for-identity-theft-signs_us_59cb99b5e4b028e6bb0a66f7 Look For Identity Theft Signs 09/27/2017 08:40 am ET PHOTO ©ISTOCKPHOTO.COM/LEOLINTANG We’re All At Risk In today’s interconnected and… Read More

Onsite or Offsite?

American Document Destruction Inc, is proud to offer our clients both on-site mobile and off-site shredding. We understand that many… Read More

6 steps to protect yourself against medical identity theft

http://www.9news.com/sponsor-story/6-steps-to-protect-yourself-against-medical-identity-theft/465145270 6 steps to protect yourself against medical identity theft Digital Marketing Solutions , KUSA 1:00 PM. MDT August 21, 2017… Read More

Social Security: Protect yourself from identity theft by following these steps

https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/social-security-protect-yourself-from-identity-theft-by-following-these-steps When it comes to doing business with Social Security online, there is little to worry about — all of… Read More

12 Places Your Data May Not Be Safe (And What You Can Do)

  12 Places Your Data May Not Be Safe (And What You Can Do) August 17, 2017 • 6 min… Read More

Mail theft often times leads to identity theft

http://wncn.com/2017/08/08/mail-theft-often-times-leads-to-identity-theft/ Mail theft often times leads to identity theft By Steve SbracciaPublished: August 8, 2017, 4:29 pm  Updated: August 8, 2017, 5:25 pm Click… Read More

I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong)

I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong) I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s… Read More

CONSUMER INFORMATION

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft   SHARE THIS PAGE Facebook Twitter Linked-In Recovering from Identity Theft Is someone using your personal information to open… Read More

10 ways to keep your identity safe while traveling

http://www.10best.com/interests/travel-tips/10-ways-to-keep-your-identity-safe-while-traveling/   10 ways to keep your identity safe while traveling You’re more vulnerable to identity theft than you think… Read More

Ways to protect your parents from identity theft

http://www.theoaklandpress.com/lifestyle/20170727/ways-to-protect-your-parents-from-identity-theft Ways to protect your parents from identity theft FILE – In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Chuck Goolsbee,… Read More

4 seniors: Protecting yourself from identity theft

http://kfor.com/2017/07/20/4-seniors-protecting-yourself-from-identity-theft/ 4 seniors: Protecting yourself from identity theft POSTED 5:06 PM, JULY 20, 2017, BY KFOR-TV & K. QUERRY OKLAHOMA CITY –… Read More

Top 8 Reasons to Shred your Documents

Top 8 Reasons to Shred your Documents Paper shredding and document destruction is very important this day and age. There… Read More

Why It’s Important to Report Identity Theft and How to Do It

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-its-important-to-report-identity-theft-and-how_us_596e4c93e4b05561da5a5b16 Why It’s Important to Report Identity Theft and How to Do It 07/18/2017 02:01 pm ET LESIA_G/BIGSTOCKPHOTO.COM By Jocelyn… Read More

Residents of these states are most vulnerable to identity theft

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/residents-of-these-states-are-most-vulnerable-to-identity-theft-2017-07-07 Residents of these states are most vulnerable to identity theft Published: July 7, 2017 8:33 a.m. ET Higher-earning residents tend… Read More

Why You Should Never Go Online Without Using A VPN

http://www.thedailybeast.com/why-you-should-never-go-online-without-using-a-vpn   Why You Should Never Go Online Without Using A VPN Prevent your personal data from mining by the… Read More

Employment-related identity theft much bigger than previously thought

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/employment-related-identity-theft-much-bigger-than-previously-thought Employment-related identity theft much bigger than previously thought By Michael Cohn Published June 22 2017, 2:10pm EDT More in… Read More

Ask Kim: How can I prevent identity theft when I’m traveling?

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-201706011233–tms–kplngmpctnkm-a20170622-20170622-story.html Ask Kim: How can I prevent identity theft when I’m traveling? Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger’s Personal FinanceKiplinger’s Money Power Q:… Read More

Identity theft: A 5-Minute Expert guide to outsmarting the scammers

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jun/19/5-minute-expert-identity-theft/ Identity theft: A 5-Minute Expert guide to outsmarting the scammers Melissa McCarthy was only acting in Identity Thief. Real scammers… Read More

Curbing Medical Identity Theft with Improved Identification

https://healthitsecurity.com/news/curbing-medical-identity-theft-with-improved-identification Curbing Medical Identity Theft with Improved Identification The Social Security Number Removal Initiative aims to improve patient identification and… Read More

How Your Mouse Movement Could Be Used to Stop Identity Theft

http://gizmodo.com/how-your-mouse-movement-could-be-used-to-stop-identity-1795990339 How Your Mouse Movement Could Be Used to Stop Identity Theft Rhett Jones Saturday 5:57pm Filed to: AUTHENTIC AUTHENTICATION… Read More

How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft: Welcome To Adulthood

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/06/02/identity-theft_n_16913622.html How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft: Welcome To Adulthood Like most millennials, you love sharing your life. Every… Read More

How Long to Keep Tax Records and Other Documents

http://www.consumerreports.org/taxes/how-long-to-keep-tax-documents/   How Long to Keep Tax Records and Other Documents You’ll also want to safely keep other documents for… Read More

6 Shredding Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

THE BLOG 12/03/2013 12:56 pm ET | Updated Feb 13, 2014 6 Shredding Tips To Prevent Identity Theft By Robert… Read More

Identity Theft Protection: 10 Ways To Secure Your Personal Data

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertadams/2017/05/05/identity-theft-protection-10-ways-to-secure-your-personal-data/#1857100962fd Identity Theft Protection: 10 Ways To Secure Your Personal Data R.L. Adams ,   CONTRIBUTOR I write about technology… Read More

Is identity theft protection worth it?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/2017/04/22/identity-theft-protection-worth/100554362/ Steve Weisman, Special for USA TODAY10:04 a.m. ET April 22, 2017 (Photo: Thinkstock) 63CONNECTTWEET 16LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Identity theft is a… Read More

Why You Need to Be Careful of Tax-Related Identity Theft

https://www.thestreet.com/story/13857839/1/why-you-need-to-be-careful-of-tax-related-identity-theft.html Why You Need to Be Careful of Tax-Related Identity Theft Tracy Byrnes Follow Apr 16, 2017 3:40 PM EDT… Read More

HOW TO SPOT A SKIMMER AND AVOID IDENTITY THEFT

http://abc13.com/technology/how-to-spot-a-skimmer-and-avoid-identity-theft/1869699/   TECHNOLOGY HOW TO SPOT A SKIMMER AND AVOID IDENTITY THEFT Email EMBED </>MORE NEWS VIDEOS Learn what to… Read More

Tax Identity Theft: Tips and Tricks To Stay Secure

Tax Identity Theft: Tips and Tricks To Stay Secure 04/05/2017 10:31 am ET Every year, tax-related crimes affect millions of… Read More

Your Guide to Beating the Crooks

Your Guide to Beating the Crooks Our experts reveal the secrets to avoiding scams and rip-offs AARP Bulletin, April/May 2017|Comments:… Read More

Is It Possible to Catch Child Identity Theft Early?

NextAdvisor.com, ContributorIn-depth, independent review site Is It Possible to Catch Child Identity Theft Early? 03/29/2017 09:14 pm ET | Updated… Read More

Recovering from Identity Theft

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft… Read More

4 Types of Identity Theft and How to Avoid Them

4 Types of Identity Theft and How to Avoid Them If someone steals your identity, it may take you weeks… Read More

ID Theft Leads to IRS Change

This article is brought to you by the fine folks at Lifelock Heartbreaking ID Theft Case Leads to IRS Change By… Read More

States and Congress Quibble over Data Breach Laws

This article is brought to you by the fine folks at The Hill State AGs clash with Congress over data breach… Read More

IRS watchdog warned of Identity Theft for years

A good article brought to you from Washingtonexaminer.com IRS watchdog warned about identity theft for years BY SARAH WESTWOOD | MAY… Read More

Data Breach Not Just About Getting Financial Information

A good article brought to you from Ponemon blog site Criminal Attacks: The New Leading Cause of Data Breach in… Read More

Hard Drive Destruction

Destroying stuff seems to be my specialty, though I have a definite preference for the purposeful kind of destruction.  Years ago, my 1983 Datsun went against my purposes when it decided to leave that icy road and run into that big rock, but at least it didn’t come back from the scrapyard to haunt me.  In contrast, my 5-year-old laptop computer that barely boots up could come back in many ways if I’m not careful how I dispose of it.… Read More