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Lifelock

As pioneers in identity-theft protection, LifeLock has evolved its products since its inception in 2005. The company offers a suite of tools and services to help you keep your sensitive information from getting into the wrong hands. Learn more in our LifeLock review.
Updated Apr 28, 2021

What Sets LifeLock Apart?

Providing identity theft protection services for more than 5 million customers, When combined with Norton 360, LifeLock helps you to protect both your identity, privacy and important data. With LifeLock, you’ll have access to services like dark web monitoring, stolen wallet assistance, credit monitoring, ID theft insurance, and much more.

LifeLock currently has four tiers of plans from which  you can choose from: Standard, Select, Advantage, and Ultimate Plus. Plans range from $11.99 per month to $34.99 per month, with discounted pricing for the first year. And if you’re not completely satisfied, LifeLock has a 60-day money-back guarantee. Here’s a closer look at what the company has to offer in our Norton LifeLock review.

Pros

  • Stolen funds and expense reimbursement
  • Computer and device protection included in the top 3 plans
  • Tri-bureau credit monitoring and reports

Cons

  • Monthly memberships can’t be refunded
  • Tri-bureau credit monitoring only available in most expensive plan
  • Pricier than some competitors

Top 3 LifeLock Features

  • Stolen Funds and Expense Reimbursement

    LifeLock provides reimbursement for stolen funds and expenses related to the recovery process, such as attorney fees. Coverage ranges from $25,000 up to $1 million based on the plan you choose.

  • PC Security

    Norton 360 + LifeLock introduces PC security features such as a VPN and security features for your personal devices.

  • Tri-Bureau Credit Monitoring and Reports

    You have the option to have your credit monitored across all three major bureaus — Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion — and review your history through reports.

LifeLock Plans

  • Standard

    Starting at
    $9.99/mo

    Our Take

    LifeLock Standard is a basic plan with great value for monitoring your identity. LifeLock’s Privacy Monitor™ will allow you to control how much of your personal information is available online. You’ll also have access to $25,000 for stolen funds reimbursement and personal expenses, $1 million in coverage for attorney fees, single-bureau credit monitoring, SSN alerts, and much more. LifeLock Standard is $9.99 per month for the first year and $11.99 per month for the remainder of your membership. Annual membership costs $124.99 per year.

    Package Features

    • SSN alerts
    • Single-bureau credit monitoring
    • Dark web monitoring
    • LifeLock Privacy Monitor™
    • Up to $25,000 for stolen funds reimbursement and personal expenses
    • Up to $1 million in coverage for attorney fees
    • Stolen wallet protection
    • ID verification monitoring
    • Data breach notifications
    • A U.S.-based restoration team
    • 24/7 live support
  • Select

    Starting at
    $9.99/mo

    Our Take

    LifeLock Select includes all of the great features in the Standard Plan plus Norton 360 benefits like a VPN and security for up to five devices. You can purchase LifeLock Select for $9.99 per month for the first year and pay $14.99 per month for the remainder of your membership. Annual membership costs $149.99 per year.

    Package Features

    • All of the features in LifeLock Standard
    • VPN for up to 5 devices
    • Security for up to 5 devices
    • 100GB of data for PC cloud backups
    • Virus protection
    • Parental controls
    • Anonymous web browsing
    • Blocker for advertisement trackers
    • PC SafeCam
  • Advantage

    Starting at
    $19.99/mo

    Our Take

    LifeLock Advantage takes your security a step further with alerts for your credit, checking, and savings accounts. You’ll also get alerts for any crimes committed in your name, fictitious identity activities, and your annual credit report and score from one bureau. This plan also includes a VPN and security for up to 10 devices. You can purchase LifeLock Advantage for $19.99 per month for the first year and pay $24.99 per month for the remainder of your membership. Annual membership costs $249.99 per year.

    Package Features

    • All of the features in LifeLock Select
    • Alerts for your credit, checking; and savings accounts
    • Alerts for crimes committed in your name
    • Fictitious identity alerts
    • Annual credit report and score from one bureau
    • VPN for up to 10 devices
    • Security for up to 10 devices
    • 250 GB of data for PC cloud backups
  • Ultimate Plus

    Starting at
    $29.99/mo

    Our Take

    LifeLock Ultimate Plus includes all of the features in LifeLock Advantage plus monthly credit score tracking from a major bureau, 401(k) account alerts, bank account takeovers, and more. You can use a VPN for all of your devices and have access to security software. LifeLock Ultimate Plus costs $29.99 per month for the first year and $34.99 per month for the remainder of your membership. Annual membership costs $349.99 per year.

    Package Features

    • Monthly credit score tracking
    • 401(k) account alerts
    • Home title monitoring
    • Identity lock to protect your TransUnion credit file
    • VPN for an unlimited number of devices
    • Security for an unlimited number of devices
    • 500 GB of data for PC cloud backups

Compare LifeLock Plans

Standard

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Advantage

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Ultimate Plus

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Starting price
$9.99/mo.*$9.99./mo*$19.99/mo.*$29.99/mo.*
Reimbursement limit
$25,000$25,000$100,000$1 million
ID Theft Insurance Limit
$1 million$1 million$1 million$1 million
Dark Web Monitoring
YesYesYesYes
SSN Monitoring
YesYesYesYes
VPN & Security Software
NoYesYesYes
VPN & Security # of Devices
0510Unlimited
Cloud backup data
0100 GB250 GB500 GB
24/7 Support
YesYesYesYes
Checking & Savings Account Alerts
NoNoYesYes
Tri-Bureau Credit Monitoring & Reports
NoNoNoYes
401(k) Investment Alerts
NoNoNoYes
*Prices listed are for the first year of membership.

Why We Recommend LifeLock Select

We recommend LifeLock Select for your access to both LifeLock and Norton 360 services. You’ll have protection and monitoring for your identity and credit, as well as a secure VPN for browsing and Norton 360 security tools.

Also read: LifeLock vs. EverSafe

LifeLock 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee

With a LifeLock annual membership plan, you’ll have access to a 60-day money-back guarantee if you’re not satisfied. LifeLock monthly memberships are not eligible for refunds.

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