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Holiday Shopping Identity Protection Tips

Avoid scams and protect your identity during one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year. Whether you do all of your holiday shopping on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or spread it out over the season both in store and online, there are still plenty of security risks to take into consideration. Identity thieves are…

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5 Reasons To Be Thankful For Modern Document Shredding

Without commercial paper shredding, businesses and residents run the risk of identity theft, compromised ideas, and ruined reputations. We’ve come a long way since the inception of the first paper shredder, and despite it’s rather peculiar and tarnished history, modern paper shredding and document destruction is a process to be thankful for.  Without commercial paper…

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Analog Theft Is a Real Threat to Your Identity. Here’s Why.

Non-digital identity theft

Digital is not the only culprit for identity theft. Your identity can be compromised in ways you didn’t realize. Know the dangers and protect yourself. Identity theft is usually associated with digital media – credit card fraud from card skimmers, electronic data breaches, stolen thumb drives, and phishing email scams seem to be the main…

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Does Aluminum Foil Stop Identity Theft?

DIY hacks are a dime a dozen when it comes to making life easier, but protecting your identity requires more than wrapping your cards in foil. The internet is full of helpful hacks and DIY tips to make life easier (and cheaper), but as it is with any information spread via the world-wide web, some…

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The Final Quarter of 2017 Means It’s Time to Clean

Your home and office could benefit from an end of year cleanup. Here’s a list to get you started. Everyone loves a good seasonal cleaning. Every new quarter, we are given an opportunity to declutter our spaces and make our homes and offices clean, happy, and efficient spaces. The final quarter of 2017 is upon…

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Don’t Toss Those Election Day Mailers – Recycle Them!

Election Day is almost here!  You’re probably wondering exactly how many political fliers you’ve been delivered over the last few weeks, especially if you live in states with gubernatorial elections, as well as cities with mayoral elections.  For many smaller local elections, direct mail will be the only form of paid communication, since it’s a…

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ICYMI: Data Breaches, Identity Theft, Recycling, Oh My!

Here’s what you missed this month on the Legal Shred blog: your source for identity protection! November is practically here, which means we are closer to the end of the year, gearing up for the peak season of fall, and readying ourselves for the holidays.  In case you missed it, here’s what happened on the…

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Beware Of These Halloween Identity Theft Scams

With Halloween just around the corner, everyone’s thinking about costumes and candy (and the identity thieves hope you won’t notice them). Halloween is a prime season for the identity thief. While you won’t recognize one in any particular costume, they’re usually hiding in plain sight. Identity thieves and scammers use these busy seasons to strike…

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