Category: Digital Identity

Is Your Social Media Spying on You? How to Protect Yourself (and Still Find People)

Facebook’s invasion of privacy is unfolding to the knowledge of the public. People are starting to realize how their information and lives have been exploited for financial gain and dishonesty. Social media platforms and applications are seamlessly connected and are storing all of the information on your smartphone. That makes it easier than ever to Read More…

How to Stay Safe When Shopping Online

The Internet has become an intrinsic part of people’s lives, and it only continues to grow as we move further into the 21st century. One of the biggest benefits of the Internet nowadays is the ability to shop online. In fact, Amazon, the world’s largest retailer, is an online-only store, and it took in a Read More…

Reasons You Should Check What’s on Your Public Record

Have you ever considered checking what you can find about yourself on public record? People can find out plenty of information about you just by looking at your public record, and it’s a good idea to check on it so you can know what people can find. Here are some great reasons why you should Read More…

Celebrate Safer Internet Day

The internet has managed to permeate every aspect of our lives and that presence can be quite awe-inspiring. But it can also be quite dangerous. With the insurgence of smart phones, the World Wide Web is in everyone’s pocket. Connecting with loved ones has never been easier with email, social media, and video calling. The Read More…

Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

It is easy to become overwhelmed during the holidays. There are parties to be on time for, a long list of presents to buy and wrap, not to mention the responsibilities of your actual everyday life. It is tempting to shop online because of the convenience and low prices. However, this is prime time for Read More…

Identity Theft: The Most Common Consumer Complaint

When we hear about crime, it’s easy to think that it could never happen to us. We sympathize with people who are affected by crime, but we never expect to be the next victim. The truth is we are all at risk for certain types of crime. And the number one crime these days is Read More…

How PeopleFinders Can Help You Make Better Informed Decisions

We’ve all been there. We’ve all had to make an important decision about someone. It could be a friend we’ve known for years, someone we just met or even a relative. Of course we want to make the best decision possible. We want to do what’s right for everyone involved, including ourselves, our friends and Read More…

What’s In Your Background Check Report?

Your reputation. We all work hard to maintain a strong reputation and understand how others perceive us. We want to put our “best foot forward” for colleagues, friends and acquaintances. The best way to manage your reputation is to understand what people can learn about you online. The Internet has information about almost everything … Read More…

How To Create A Secure Password For Your PeopleFinders Account

We’ve all received emails and seen Facebook posts that came from a friend’s account, but were obviously sent by spammers. Password hijacking and identity theft are among the most common crimes these days Criminals use several dirty tricks to steal your identity, and one of their favorites is to decipher passwords. Then they can log Read More…

Cyber Security Awareness Month – Are You Surfing Safely?

How much time do you spend online? If you’re like most people, then part of every day is spent shopping, networking and surfing the Web. It’s just so convenient. You can do most anything you want online these days. But there are some dangers every surfer should be aware of. October is Cyber Security Month, Read More…