5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Phishing

Phishing is an online scam designed to mislead you into thinking you are interacting with a credible source in an attempt to gain access to your personal information or download malware onto your device. Cybercriminals create fake emails and websites that look nearly identical to the real thing. However, these are designed to collect your account login credentials, financial data, or other personal information. You can help protect yourself from phishing attempts by understanding what to look for and knowing what to do if a suspicious email or link comes your way.

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Now You Can Flag Inaccurate Contact Information

At PeopleSmart, we work hard to provide you with the most accurate information to help you connect with family, friends, business associates, and other important people in your life. Sometimes, though, the information we draw on may be incorrect or out of date. Finding an outdated address or phone number can be a frustrating experience. Now, you can speed up the process of correcting outdated information—whether it’s your own or someone else’s—by flagging inaccuracies. We’ll double check our sources and update our records.

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What Is a Public Record?

​A public record is a county, state, or federal document that can be viewed by anyone. These documents are not considered confidential and are publicly available for anyone to access.

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Check Out the Latest PeopleSmart Updates: Redesigned Reports, IdentitySmart Alerts Digest, and More

​As we continue to innovate the way people search and connect with each other online, we’re constantly thinking of new features to make the process quicker and simpler for our users. Each month, we release new features to improve your PeopleSmart experience and expand the number of resources available to you. Here is what you can look forward to this month.

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