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Place a credit freeze

When a credit freeze is in place at all three major credit bureaus, potential creditors and sellers of services will not be able to check the credit file, limiting the ability of an identity thief to open new credit accounts. When the consumer is applying for credit, he or she can lift the freeze temporarily using a PIN, so legitimate applications for credit or services can be processed. Each state has different guidelines on security freezes. You can learn more at each of the three major credit bureaus' websites at:

§For Norton offerings provided to you by a Service Provider or through channels outside the United States, the LifeLock identity theft protection services and coverage, plan feature names and functionality might differ from the services offered directly by NortonLifeLock. Please contact your Service Provider for details on their Norton plan offerings.

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