Credit Sesame Offers Free Identity Theft Protection to Target Data Breach Victims

Credit Sesame vs target free identity theft protection
When Target exposed credit card information of 70 million of its customers, one of the things they did was to offer them one year of free credit monitoring. For the Target customers that wanted to take advantage of the free one-year service, they needed to request an activation code before April 13, 2014, then had to sign-up for the service before April 30, 2014. With these deadlines now passed, Credit Sesame is hoping to convert the procrastinators to their newly launched free identity theft protection service.

Adrian Nazari, the CEO of Credit Sesame, explains why they are courting Target breach victims. “It’s been made quite clear over the last five months how devastating the


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3 Responses to Credit Sesame Offers Free Identity Theft Protection to Target Data Breach Victims

  1. Will says:

    Also, consumers shouldn’t think that Target did this out of the goodness of their hearts – they are legally required to.

  2. S Arun says:

    Fortunately, I don’t go to target. I am from Canada, in here, target is not popular as walmart and prices are very high in target.

  3. Cindy says:

    I am not a procrastinator and tried to get one of their activation codes several times. Each time I entered my email (the one that’s linked to my Target REDcard account), I would get a message saying they already had my request and I should watch my email for that activation code. The code never came, not any of the times during the weeks that I re-entered my email. And, yes, I always check my spam/junk folder. This has done absolutely nothing to endear me any further to Target.

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