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The Good

idRADAR tells their customers exactly what they’re getting before they sign up. You can even sign up your whole family (spouse, grandparents, children) for an additional $179/year ($15/month). This is a great offer, especially since most identity theft protection companies offer individual plans for that same price. idRADAR even has unique products to their company such as the Secure Notepad and Disposable Email. These features protect your passwords and keeps your email address secure and spam-free. For $25/month, idRADAR members have access to:



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  • Black Market Internet surveillance
  • Non-credit loans monitoring
  • Anonymous internet surfing
  • 24/7 personal and credit monitoring with alerts
  • Monitoring of unregulated networks and file-sharing sites
  • Public records surveillance and more

In April 2014, idRADAR also introduced new features such as the digital wallet and password manager that have become essential to personal data security.

The Bad

Some of the reasons why idRADAR lost Overall Score points is because they aren’t accredited with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and do not have a grade. The BBB gives companies a sense of reputation and credibility, and idRADAR is missing that component. Also, they are missing CISSP certification and antivirus subscriptions that the BIDTC Review Team views as important to added security and knowledge in the industry.

The Bottom Line

idRADAR is a quality identity protection service that can compete with the big dogs of the industry. Their multiple resources of detecting and protecting consumers covers as many holes as possibles that identity thieves can use to steal your identity. $25/month is a little more than the average price in the industry, so you should consider their “Billed Annually” option which comes out to be $20.75 if you were to pay it monthly.

This company offers a major comprehensive plan which can be bought on a monthly or yearly basis. It provides tools which cover all bases when it comes to protecting information and identities. The information on the plan is as follows:

The company covers online basics such as surveillance of black market sales, monitoring of unregulated network and file sharing sites, and surveillance of public records, to make sure information is not stolen or used for malicious intent. Along with that, the company monitors information based on credit scores and personal identification (3-bureau credit monitoring, non-credit loan monitoring, court and SSN monitoring, change or address monitoring, etc).  Then for those who have become a victim of identity theft, the company offers aid in resolving the issues. This includes access to personal victim assistance, $1 million in insurance to cover damages, and much more. Other amenities include anonymous internet surfing, password manager, digital wallet, and disposal of emails which leak personal information.

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    October 1st, 2014 at 6:44 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    As the mother of 3 college age students, I have found this a very helpful service for all 4 of us. We each have an account. After my son had his identity stolen as a youth, we know how hard it is to undo years of identity abuse. I sure wish there had been the sort of early warning that idRADAR offers all those years ago. Getting a notice that someone is establishing new accounts using your identity is truly priceless. When my daughter rented an apartment we were alerted rapidly of a check of her credit report and could confirm that the inquiry was legitimate. We’ve also received change of address alerts when a new address was linked to a file. It’s this sort of early warning system that I think is really amazing and indispensable. I also like the password manager that’s included because I can’t practice good password recommendations without it!

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    August 29th, 2014 at 5:22 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    Absolutely amazing service! It emails me every time there is a major breach or security problem. Very responsible and reliable service. Would recommend to everyone I know!

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    August 27th, 2014 at 4:37 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    My experience with idRADAR has been very good and I have been safe for over 2 years now. You don’t have to choose and pick with idradar, because they only offer one plan and they say it’s what you really need. That’s so true! PLUS they introduce new products every year and the new ones are automatically available and at no extra cost for existing members! Love it!

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    August 27th, 2014 at 4:12 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    I’m very happy with idRADAR. I work at an IT department and have seen what can happen to people who are not careful about their information online. I researched about 10 companies and compared what they all offer. It seems idRADAR offer me the most for my money.

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    Tyler B.
    August 27th, 2014 at 4:06 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    Well, I just signed up for their monthly subscription a couple months ago. The price is right for me and I like their alerts and monthly summary reports. If you use their service, you’ll know they have security in mind for everything. When they send me alerts, they don’t disclose any sensitive information and ask me to login to my account to review details. I know some people might not like it because it is not super convenient (so I’m taking down 1 point for this), but if you sign up for protection service, you should appreciate the efforts they make to keep you secure.

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    Michael LaMontagne
    August 22nd, 2014 at 1:09 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    Great company! I am Thrilled with my service and feel very secure knowing I will be notified quickly if any of my information or credit cards are being used. Customer Service is outstanding and it’s great knowing that they are based here in Denver.

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    A Happy Mom of 2
    February 25th, 2014 at 9:27 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    Being a previous customer of 3 different top identity theft companies in the past, I decided to go with idradar about a year ago and have been very happy with their services and support ever since. Unlike the other identity theft memberships that my husband and I have signed up for in the past, idradar not only helps my family and I stay protected but they also alert me right away whenever any of our personal information is used. This was the major reason I switched to idradar because the other companies that I used for years would sometimes take weeks, a month or sometimes I wouldn’t find out at all until I actually ran my credit report myself. With idradar I can be worry free of the “unknown” because they do exactly what they say they do. I also have been very happy with idradar because being a person who works in the IT/Security/Healthcare industry myself, I know how easy and how quick it takes for someone to steal your identity just through web browsing alone! When I signed up for idradars membership I was thrilled that they offered secure web browsing in my membership – truly a great deal! Thanks idradar!

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    November 21st, 2013 at 7:22 pm
    0 people found this review helpful!

    I believe this company deserves a higher rating. I switched from a company that had a high rating from the bbb, and that same company took almost a month to alert me. I also enjoy the fact that I can browse websites online anonymously using Idradar’s cool privacy feature. That is included in their price. They may be new, but they obviously have done their homework. Easily a strong 8 if not 9 company.

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package monthly price range

Identity Protection

protection/monitoring system
Credit Monitoring
Equifax, Experian or TransUnion
Internet Scanning
important ID information
Legal Protection
Credit Freeze & Fraud Alerts
Analytical System
e.g. ID Analytics

Identity Recovery

recovery/restoration services

Insurance Quality

read full policy
Insurance Amount
e.g. $1 million, $25,000, $2,500
$1 Million
Insurance Provider
the insurance company
Report Case Within
e.g. 60 Days, 30 Days, 90 Days
90 Days
Lost Wages/Income
e.g. $2,000 or 4 Weeks

Credit Monitoring

Equifax, Experian or TransUnion

CISSP Certified

Certification from (ISC)²


antivirus software included


total ID theft experience
2 Years


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