6 Ways to Close All Your Old, Unused Online Accounts

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By: Jimmy Rhoades Posted: 11:44 AM, Jul 22, 2019

We’ve probably all done this at least once: in order to get an extra discount or access a site, you create an online account, use it once, and then forget all about it. They’re called “zombie accounts,” and we spoke with Consumer Reports tech editor Thomas Germain who says they’re a privacy risk you need to address.