Some say identity theft protection services use scare tactics to sell their products … who needs it, right?
When more than 11 million people become identity theft victims in a single year, and when data breaches compromise 280 million records in a single year, the answer to the question of who needs identity theft protection service is: everyone. Those numbers came from Javelin Strategy and Research and Verizon Business, not some identity theft service. If you’ve been thinking about getting identity theft protection, think about that.
We’ve put together some information about LifeLock, an identity theft service with more than 1.6 million members, and Intelius, a public records data company that specializes in background checks for employers and users of online-dating services, and identity theft protection.