Concerned about a data compromise?
Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
Part of living in the digital era is understanding that our private information is more vulnerable than ever before. Identity theft is a serious crime, and fraudsters are constantly evolving their attacks. While TransUnion is constantly monitoring our environment for malicious activity and adjusting our controls to protect your data, you can play a role in this fight as well.
There are a number of steps you can take:
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, and it’s good to know your options, especially if you are planning on applying for credit in the near future. The two primary options available from TransUnion are:
This is a unique product with powerful features focused on addressing the challenges of identity theft. TrueIdentity gives you information and tools to detect identity-related threats and if needs be, a way to get help to recover from them. TrueIdentity includes three aspects, namely:
1. ID Monitor, which allows you to receive email or sms alerts when your personal information is detected on the dark web;
2. ID Restore, where you will receive expert forensic investigator help if your identity is stolen; and
3. ID Recover, where you are given identity theft insurance cover to help recover from identity theft.
To find additional information on TrueIdentity go to: transunion.co.za/product/trueidentity
Find out about critical changes in your credit report with Credit Alerts. This enables you to detect unexpected negative listings or unauthorized changes that may indicate fraud. You will receive an alert by email or SMS when one of the following occurs:
We are offering this free of charge. Find out more.