Buyer’s Guide Blogs – Identity Theft Protection

3 New Ways Scammers Are Trying to Steal Your Information

3 New Ways Scammers Are Trying to Steal Your Information

There are many ways scammers can get a hold of your information. We’ve talked about many of those ways right here at InHomeSafetyGuide.org. For example, you should never click hyperlinks in suspicious emails, friend people you don’t know in real life on Facebook, or give out your Social Security number when making an online purchase. If only following a few set-in-stone rules is all it takes to protect yourself from scammers. Unfortunately, scammers play by a different set of rules every day. As soon as you … Read more →

Published on November 27, 2017
Protect Yourself From Identity Theft With Bitcoin

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft With Bitcoin

We’re all looking for ways to protect ourselves against identity theft. That is, if you know what’s good for you. Identity thieves can really do a number on your accounts, leaving you and your family to pick up the pieces, in some cases, for years to come. Some people might call us paranoid for spending so much time talking about identity theft and researching identity theft protection services, but we know the truth — about 15 million Americans have their personal identifying information stolen and us… Read more →

Published on November 10, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the Equifax Breach

Everything You Need to Know About the Equifax Breach

There’s no doubt that you’ve heard about the Equifax breach by now, and for good reason. It’s a really big deal. The trouble is, when something is a big deal, everyone reports on it. Instead of just reading one article on the matter, you’re faced with tens or even hundreds of articles, all of which offer different bits of advice. Here at InHomeSafetyGuide, we want to help you keep your identity safe, which means helping you sift through the information and make sense of it all. Here are the important… Read more →

Published on September 16, 2017
How the IoT Can Steal Your Privacy and Put Your Identity at Risk

How the IoT Can Steal Your Privacy and Put Your Identity at Risk

The internet is good at coming up with all kinds of acronyms to confuse us. The IoT is just one of the latest acronyms to hit the internet. Don’t feel like a failure because you don’t know what it is. I didn’t know what it was either until I looked it up. What is the IoT? The IoT stands for the Internet of Things. Seems kind of silly at first glance. Isn’t that what the internet already is? Well, yes and no. The internet is full of things, but not actual things. It’s full of information. I… Read more →

Published on September 4, 2017
Chip Cards Aren’t as Foolproof as We Thought

Chip Cards Aren’t as Foolproof as We Thought

There’s nothing like being lulled into a false sense of security. Thinking that your grandma will always live down the street, only to discover that she’s moving to Florida to live the good life. Automatic lights that are supposed to help save you energy, but end up flicking off when you spend too much time at your desk. Life is full of little disappointments, but some are more serious than others. Safety is a huge thing for us here at InHomeSafetyGuide. We know the feeling of thinking that our parents w… Read more →

Published on August 19, 2017