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What Is Your Risk in Small Data Breaches?

Guest Post from Lexington Law Maybe it started with something small, like one unusual charge on your credit card or jus...

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How Much Do You Know about Identity Theft?...

Identity theft is an ever-growing threat that has sparked worry around the world. From individuals to businesses and org...

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Experts Explain the Importance of Ethical ...

This is part two of a two-part cybersecurity series. As mentioned in part one of this two-part series, ethical hacking i...

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    What Is Your Risk in Small Data Breaches?
    Guest Post from Lexington Law Maybe it started with something small, like one unusual charge on your credit card or just a compromised email address, but you were able to contain it by refuting the charge or closing the acco...
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    How Much Do You Know about Identity Theft? [Quiz]
    Identity theft is an ever-growing threat that has sparked worry around the world. From individuals to businesses and organizations, identity theft has affected more people than you'd probably imagine. Although you cannot keep...
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    Experts Explain the Importance of Ethical Hacking (Part 2 of 2)
    This is part two of a two-part cybersecurity series. As mentioned in part one of this two-part series, ethical hacking involves people who are legally hired to hack into data systems in order to expose the system's weak point...
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    Experts Explain the Importance of Ethical Hacking (Part 1 of 2)
    This is part one of a two-part cybersecurity series. When you think of a modern-day hacker, you probably think of a hooded figure maliciously working on a computer in a dark room. What probably doesn't come to mind is a compl...
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    How to Prevent Identity Theft, and What to Do If It Happens to You
    Guest Post from Lexington Law In today’s increasingly digital society, identity theft is an issue that plagues millions of Americans. Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information to reap financ...
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    What You Should Know about ID Theft after Death
    Imagine your grandmother calling you and saying she thinks your grandfather who passed away two months ago is still alive. She explains that she keeps getting credit card bills in his name and wants to know if he somehow esc...
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    Possible Orbitz Data Breach May Have Exposed Payment Information of 880,000 Credit Cards
    On March 20, 2018, the well-known travel booking site, Orbitz, announced that there may have been a potential data breach exposing a significant amount of customer credit card/payment information. The company suspects that in...
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    How Online Dating Can Lead to Identity Theft
    Maybe you recently broke up with someone or you were dumped. You're feeling emotionally vulnerable: After a while, you and your best friend decide that it’s time for you to get back into the dating game. So, you sign u...
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    Can Identity Theft Hurt My Credit Score?
    Guest post from Lexington Law   More than 15 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2016, according to the most recent statistics from Javelin Strategy & Research. Sadly, identity theft has become so com...
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    How to Recycle Old Devices
    When it comes to tossing into the rubbish your old computer device, out of sight means out of mind, right? Well yeah, maybe to the user. But let's tack something onto that well-known mantra: Out of sight, out of mind, in...

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