Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your Social Security number or other confidential information to open new accounts, make purchases or get a tax refund. This can occur by way of a phone call or an email from an allegedly legitimate business or individual. It might even happen when someone searches your trash for mail containing personal information and credit card receipts. In many cases, a pre-approved credit card application gives the criminal enough information to set up a credit card in your name.
 
Tips to protect yourself from identity theft:
  • Closely guard all of your personal information.
  • Unless you are absolutely certain you know the person or business you're talking to, be suspicious, ask questions and ask for callback information.
  • Shred all documents, credit cards and applications before placing them in the trash.
  • Check your credit annually through a major credit bureau.
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Internet Security (Antivirus Software)

Verizon’s Internet Security offers one comprehensive security solution which helps protect all covered devices (including smartphones and tablets) from online threats like viruses, spyware and malware.

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Digital Security Pro

The Digital Security Pro suite of products combines traditional device-based security, identity theft protection and advanced parental controls to ensure your connected experience is as safe as possible.

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Lifelock Select

LifeLock® Select monitors the use of your personal information and sends you alerts through its patented alert† system so you can rest easy knowing your identity has protection.

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Device Protection

Get peace of mind with our Device Protection, knowing your TVs, laptops, PCs and tablets are covered for repairs and replacement should something happen to them.

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TechSure (Internet Support)

Safeguard your identity and your connected devices. TechSure offers 24/7 technical support, identity, device and privacy protection.
 
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Wireless Security & Protection Products 

Wireless Security & Privacy

Security & Privacy is a security app for your mobile device that helps protect it from malicious apps, spyware and other potential threats to your privacy. It's powered by McAfee. There are two versions of this app:

  • Security & Privacy Single Device - Covers only your individual Verizon mobile device. The app is already installed on Android™ Verizon devices, and it’s included with your Verizon Wireless service for no additional charge.
  • Security & Privacy Multi-Device - Extends this security service to other eligible devices in your household and on your Verizon Wireless account, including computers and mobile devices on other carriers. It’s available for a monthly fee.

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Total Mobile Protection

Verizon offers comprehensive coverage for loss, theft, or damage to your device and unlimited access to Tech Coach experts to solve virtually any issue with your device.