I recently changed my name, does DeleteMe cover both names since I am one individual?

So, you changed your name. Or maybe you use an alias. You thought that this would help you keep yourself safe, or at the very least, protect your personal information. But some way or another, data brokers got a hold of this new information which means that there’s now a real possibility that someone might […]

My Identity Has Been Stolen, What Should I Do Now?

According to The Motley Fool, there were more than half a million cases of identity theft in 2019, making it the worst year for identity theft yet. Regardless of whether you’re a current victim of identity theft or suspect that you may have had your identity stolen in the past, it’s vital that you know […]

What to do if you’re being cyberstalked?

You’ve received another threatening message. Or maybe a physical letter. Perhaps your online stalker has even shown up near where you live or work. It doesn’t matter. All you know is that things are getting out of hand, fast. What can you do to prevent cyberstalking? You’re not alone. About 41% of Americans are exposed […]

Top 12 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe Online

There’s no way around it: the internet is an increasingly dangerous place. According to one study, the average internet-connected computer is attacked by hackers every 39 seconds. Yet most of us use the internet, whether for work or pleasure or both, for hours every single day. It’s important that you know the best ways to […]

Best Companies and Tools to Remove Personal Information From the Internet

The internet knows far more about you than you might think. From your age and marital status to how many bathrooms your house has, a scary amount of your personal information is available to other people online. There is a simple reason why so much of your personal information is on the internet — your […]

Can You Block Your Name From Being Searched On Google?

Let’s go straight to the bad news.  It’s virtually impossible to block your name from being searched online. The better news is that you can control the results people get when they search your name on Google. With a little diligence, it’s possible to take back some element of control over your identity on the […]

How to Remove Your Phone Number From the Internet

Have you ever wondered how telemarketers get your number? Well, chances are, they probably find it online. Unfortunately, they’re not the only ones who have your number.  If your phone number is online, it’s highly likely that it has been bought and sold at least once alongside more of your personal data. It doesn’t take […]

How to Remove Your Address From the Internet: A Step-by-Step Guide

Family members, close friends, and the mailman might feature on a list of people you want to know your home address. Random internet strangers wouldn’t be on that list. There are very few good reasons why you might want to have your home address appear on the internet and a whole host of great ones […]

How to Remove Personal Information From the Internet

Uh oh, how did that end up there? You just Googled yourself, and you weren’t happy with the search results. Now you want to delete your personal information off the internet.  Setting your social media accounts to private (or, if you’re ready, deleting them altogether), getting rid of embarrassing personal blogs from 10 years ago, […]

How to Deal with Online Shaming and Harassment

Have you spent any time at all on social media sites, in chat rooms, comment threads, discussion sites, or anywhere else that people congregate online? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve been subjected to some degree of online harassment, shaming, or cyberbullying. In this post, we’ll share some tips about how to deal with […]