How-Tos This category is for all DeleteMe How To blog posts. In various blog posts, we will teach you how to remove your personal information from the leading data brokers online.

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Cyberstalking: How to Avoid Being Stalked Online

Stalking is one of the most distressing, frustrating, frightening, insidious, and potentially dangerous crimes there is. Unfortunately, one of the downsides of the Age of Information is that the internet has made stalking far easier and often less risky for the stalker. People now have access to far more personal information, and far more convenient […]

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Common Types of Cyberattacks and How to Avoid Them

There are a few common types of cyberattacks. Cybercrime is proving an increasingly costly drain on the global economy. Research indicates that cyberattacks could cost companies globally about $5.2 trillion over the next five years—that’s more than a trillion dollars a year. Unfortunately, when there’s that much money at stake, there’s going to be a […]

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How To Keep Your Personal Information Private When Using Social Media

There are likely millions of people who practice safe, common sense, shrewd personal security: We never use “password” for our password, we only use secure websites for purchases, and we don’t click on strange links. Perhaps we even take advantage of data broker opt-outs and remove personal information from Google. Subsequently, we then log into […]

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How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

It’s undoubtedly no surprise to anyone reading this, but identity theft is still a huge problem. It victimizes millions of people a year and takes a good amount of time and money to clear up. Collectively, identity theft costs both consumers and businesses billions. That means it’s in everyone’s best interest to learn how to […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Minimizing Robocalls

“What’s the best way to stop robocalls?” “What’s the best way for minimizing robocalls?” At DeleteMe, we get these questions all the time. Well, truthfully, one of the best ways to reduce the number of spam calls and robocalls you receive is to use DeleteMe. Beyond using DeleteMe, there’s a number of different things that […]

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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

With great convenience, and virtually fathomless access to information, entertainment, and ecommerce, comes great risks. That’s the trade-off that all of us make when we use the internet. It’s a significantly greater risk when we use the internet for email and any kind of ecommerce. Doing so opens us up to attempted hacks, identity thieving […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Mobile Device Security

Until fairly recently, there was a disconnect between the way many users treated security of personal computers versus their portable devices.  PC’s receive antivirus applications, firewalls, layers of advanced network permissions, and many users have developed relatively sophisticated attitudes towards email-communications, encrypting sensitive attachments, and becoming more cognizant of phishing techniques. Mobile devices, on the […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Securing Social Media

For privacy-minded people, securing social media accounts present a tricky trade-off between maintaining online relationships with friends and family, customers and colleagues, while controlling what personal information is available to the wider world. Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media continue to be some of the most-frequent targets of major data-piracy.  And yet using these […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Minimizing Junk Mail

With a majority of Americans now doing their utility billing and banking online, the US Postal Service is now primarily in the business of distributing direct-marketing, or ‘Junk Mail’. For people wanting to minimize their volume of unsolicited mail, there are fortunately plenty of options that are reasonably effective, compared to the scourge of Robocalls […]

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Featured Data Broker — TruthFinder: Opt-Out and Learn More

TruthFinder is a data broker that collects, posts, and sells personal information online. Use this free guide to learn more about TruthFinder, opt-outs, and information removal from DeleteMe. DeleteMe TruthFinder Review Removing yourself from TruthFinder requires you to fill out an opt-out form.  After that, your listing should be removed within 48 hours. Like other […]

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