If someone steals your identity, you could face costs and hassles. That’s why it’s smart to know how to recover from identity theft. Find out what to do to help restore your personal and financial life, and your good name.

What to do if you lose your passport
Learn what to do if you lose your passport, what documents you need to gather, and how to apply for a replacement in this comprehensive guide.
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If You’re Recovering From Parental Identity Theft, Read This First
Child identity theft is leaving many young adults with crippled finances. Restoring your identity can take time, but recovery is possible.
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How to report identity theft to the FTC, police + more
If someone stole your identity, you're probably wondering how to report identity theft. To learn how, follow this identity theft reporting guide.
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Military identity theft: What you need to know + tips
Learn why identity thieves target service members. Find out how military members can help protect against identity theft.
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Q&A: Is It safe to sign in with Google or Facebook?
Should you use social logins such as Facebook to sign into your accounts? For privacy and security reasons, it's probably best to stick with a good old-fashioned email or username and password.
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How to protect your Social Security number: 10 SSN tips - LifeLock
Protecting your Social Security number is smart because, in the wrong hands, your SSN might lead to various types of identity theft or fraud. These tips can help.
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What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen: 14 Steps
If you become a victim of identity theft, you should take immediate steps. Here’s what you need to do.
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How long does it take to recover from identity theft?
How long it takes to recover from identity theft depends on how much damage criminals cause, how many accounts they’ve hacked, and how many illegal purchases they’ve made.
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Reporting Identity Theft to Police: Steps to Take and Things to Know
If someone steals your identity, you’ll probably want to know how to report identity theft to police. You can find that information here.
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How to Report Identity Theft to the Credit Bureaus
Identity theft affects millions of Americans every year. Learn how to notify the credit reporting agencies of identity theft and what to expect once you do.
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4 Lasting Effects of Identity Theft
The impact of identity theft can last for months or years. In this article, we’ll discuss the 4 different ways victims can be affected by identity theft.
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Steps to Help You Recover from 5 Kinds of Identity Theft
If you are a victim of identity theft, you need to take action—and quickly. Learn some of the steps to consider as you take on the task of restoring your identity.
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Warning Signs That You're a Victim of Tax Refund Identity Theft
The IRS says that if you receive one of these notices, it could be the first sign that you're a victim of tax refund identity theft.
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Dropbox Not Hacked, But Your Account May Have Been Compromised
Dropbox said no breach had happened on its servers. “Your stuff is safe. The usernames and passwords…were stolen from unrelated services, not Dropbox.
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Identity Theft Resources
Learn how to help protect against and recover from identity theft, whether you’re at home or on the road.
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Identity thieves can profit from your personal information by committing identity fraud in your name. Learn how to spot and help protect against identity theft.
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Internet Security
You want your online activity to have protection. That goes for shopping, banking, and having fun. Learn more about internet security from LifeLock.
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Data Breaches
If your information is exposed, a data breach can lead to identity theft. Learn what to do if you’re affected by a data breach.
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LifeLock Blog Home
Read our expert tips and advice to help protect yourself from identity theft. Learn about data breaches, fraud, credit, and internet security from the pros at LifeLock by Norton.
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