Monthly Archives: November 2014

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CBS MoneyWatch:

How to avoid the “bah humbug” of holiday scams

“This is like the last hurrah for hackers to go after retailers who are using magnetic-strip credit cards,” Samid told CBS MoneyWatch. “There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and data breaches. If you are a holiday shopper, go into holiday shopping season assuming your card will be compromised in a credit breach.” ... Read More
Pando Daily:

Billguard was the first to notify many affected consumers of the USPS security breach

I awoke this morning to an email from Billguard alerting me that I had, in fact, used a credit card at a USPS branch during the period affected by the breach. This was news to me. ... Read More
Badcredit.org:

BillGuard’s Innovative Crowdsourced Approach to Card Fraud Protection

“BillGuard makes it very easy, fast and effective to quickly review noteworthy charges across all the cards in your wallet and then take action if you find fraud.” ... Read More

BillGuard and Experian – Unveil Partnership for Identity Protection at Money2020, 2014

PandoDaily:

BillGuard partners with Experian to help consumers detect payment card fraud

Enter BillGuard, the financial security and fraud monitoring startup that today helps more than 1 million consumers monitor their payment card activity. Today the company is extending that service through a partnership with Experian Data Breach Resolution, the world’s largest identity theft monitoring company. ... Read More
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Android Central:

BillGuard adds ID theft protection to credit card monitoring service

Experian and BillGuard have announced today that they are teaming up to combat identity theft and prevent credit card fraud. At Money2020 in Las Vegas, the companies unveiled a comprehensive identity protection suite that combines BillGuard’s card fraud monitoring application with Experian’s “ProtectMyID.” ... Read More