GreatCall Adds Identity Protection to Jitterbug Service
GreatCall today announced that it is offering a free, one-year membership to Experian's ProtectMyID service to customers who purchase new Jitterbug devices. The ProtectMyID service includes an Experian credit report to check for unauthorized accounts; monitoring of 50 identity theft indicators; early warning surveillance alerts for fraudulent activity; free access to Experian's identity theft resolution agents; and $1 million in identity theft insurance.
GreatCall Debuts Jitterbug 5
GreatCall today announced the Jitterbug 5, its latest senior-friendly handset. The Jitterbug 5 is a traditional flip phone, but it has access to GreatCall's health and wellness services, such as 5Star, medication reminders, brain games, urgent care, and check-in calls.
New Big-Screen Jitterbug Smart Made by Alcatel
GreatCall has released the Jitterbug Smart, a new smartphone made by Alcatel. It replaces the Jitterbug Touch3 by Samsung.
T-Mobile Partner Experian Hit with Class Action Lawsuits
Experian has been served with a number of lawsuits related to its privacy breach of T-Mobile customers. The company maintains that the breach was isolated and only impacted a single server.
T-Mobile Customer Data Exposed in Hack
T-Mobile today said the personal data of some 15 million customers and applicants was lifted through a hack of Experian, a third-party credit agency that performs services for T-Mobile. According to T-Mobile, the hack exposed customer and potential customer records, including names, addresses, birthdates, and social security numbers between September 2013 and September 2015.