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6 Ways to Stay Safe Online

August 18, 2017

In the last several years cyber security has become a major issue, not only for major stores like Home Depot, Target, a...

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Never Put These Docs in Your Wallet

May 17, 2016

Yes, believe it or not, you CAN get by in life with a wallet that just has a little cash, a store card or two, one to tw...

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Google Alert Scams

May 10, 2016

If you want to know the latest on "any topic," just sign up for Google Alerts. Google will e-mail you notifications of n...

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    6 Ways to Stay Safe Online
    In the last several years cyber security has become a major issue, not only for major stores like Home Depot, Target, and P.F. Chang's, but also for individuals. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated in their approach to g...
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    Never Put These Docs in Your Wallet
    Yes, believe it or not, you CAN get by in life with a wallet that just has a little cash, a store card or two, one to two credit cards and your ID. Unless you absolutely need your insurance card or Social Security card, leave...
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    Google Alert Scams
    If you want to know the latest on "any topic," just sign up for Google Alerts. Google will e-mail you notifications of new information coming online. I have Google Alerts for "Home Invasion" "Identity Theft" "Burglary" "Compu...
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    ATM Skimming on the Rise, Again
    It seems like there's no end in sight for ATM skimming: A thief obtains an ATM user's information and makes cloned ATM cards, which he then uses to steal the victim's money. How does he get this information? From the secret c...
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    What’s the Best Antivirus for You
    There are so many things to consider when it's time to purchase antivirus software, but don't let all the options overwhelm you. Take your time and don't get too fixated on every little detail. Some systems will definitely co...
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    Security Appreciation Lacking
    What's it gonna take for companies to crack down on their cybersecurity? What's holding them back? Why do we keep hearing about one company data breach after another? Well, there's just not enough IT talent going around. The ...
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    I Want a Cell Phone Jammer
    Well, we certainly can't blame Dennis Nicholl for breaking the law. Frankly, had I been nearby him when he did it, I would have kept silent and let him continue breaking the law-unless, of course, I was engaged in some loud, ...
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    How to Hack-Proof Your IoT Devices
    How many "smart" devices do you have in your house and inside your car? I don't mean laptops and cell phones, but anything that is connected to the Internet. This could be your thermostat, garage door opener or some component...
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    Protect Yourself from Social Engineering Scams
    The hacker specializes in tricking victims. This is called social engineering, and there are countless ways to do this. With all the cybersecurity out there always getting beefed up, how is it that data breaches keep occurrin...
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    Products to Keep Kids Safe Online
    Some people believe that monitoring your kids' online activities crosses the line of privacy or trust. But monitoring and controlling online activities is, essentially, no different than controlling access to the cookie jar o...

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