Privacy & Identity Protection

Identity theft has evolved far beyond just credit card fraud and unfortunately is a rapidly growing crime. McAfee Identity Protection blogs cover preventative measures related to scams, phishing, and ransomware. Read the latest blogs for tips to protect your identity and privacy.

How to Protect Your Digital Identity
Protecting yourself from hackers and fraud means protecting your digital identity. And that can feel like a...
How Free VPNs Come With a Price
A personal VPN is simply a piece of software that can establish a secure tunnel over the internet, offering you...
How to Protect Yourself From a Spear Phishing Scam
As the name implies, spear phishing attacks are highly targeted scams. They often occur in professional settings,...
How a VPN Can Make Your Time Online More Private and Secure
What is a VPN (virtual private network)? And how can it make your time online more secure—and...
How to Stop Phone Spoofing
We all get them: phone calls that appear to come from someone we may know, but turn...
How to Report Identity Theft to Social Security
With a Social Security Number (SSN), a thief can unlock everything from credit history and credit line...
What to Do If You’re Caught Up in a Data Breach
It happens with more regularity than any of us like to see. There’s either a headline in...
Why Do I Need a Password Manager?
In today’s digital age, we know the importance of online privacy and security. However, with an increasing...
How to Protect Yourself from Bank Fraud
More and more transactions occur over the internet rather than at a teller’s window, and nearly every...
How to Spot Dating Scams
For years now, the popularity of online dating has been on the rise—and so have the number...
How to Steer Clear of Tax Season Scams
It's that time of year again – tax season! Whether you've already filed in the hopes of an early refund...
Watch Out For IRS Scams and Avoid Identity Theft
It’s time to get those tax forms ready. But as users prepare to file, scammers prepare to take advantage of...
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