Monthly Archive

September 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 18 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Old-Fashioned Data Breaches Still Affect Consumers

Old-Fashioned Data Breaches Still Affect Consumers Data breaches continue to be one of the most rampant privacy threats against the public. The issue is so severe that experts are even warning agains... read more..

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Are You Falling for Click-Bait?

Are You Falling for Click-Bait? In the realm of internet activity, there are a lot of different ways that scammers and hackers can nab your personal information. All too often, though, the victim of ... read more..

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IRS Warrant Scam

IRS Warrant Scam Officials confirm scammers are posing as local police and calling individuals about a warrant for their arrest from the IRS. ... read more..

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Social Media Takeover Can Affect All Users

Social Media Takeover Can Affect All Users The reality of most data breaches and hacking events is far less sophisticated than you might think. Thanks to s... read more..

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“Federal Government Empowerment Money Program” Scam

“Federal Government Empowerment Money Program” Scam Police are warning Facebook users about this scam circulating inbox messages. ... read more..

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Office of Insurance Regulation Email Scam

Office of Insurance Regulation Email Scam The Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) and the Department of Financial Services (DFS) are warning Floridians about an email scam. ... read more..

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ITRC Call Center Stats - August 2016

ITRC Call Center Stats - August 2016 You’ve probably heard of Christmas in July, but you might not know about January in August. Don’t worry, it’s not a real phenomenon, although it’s very surprising... read more..

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Is Your Password Doing the Hacker’s Dirty Work?

Is Your Password Doing the Hacker’s Dirty Work? Two major breaches have been announced in the past few days, and in both cases, the real discovery was that too many tech users are still not getting t... read more..

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GoDaddy Phishing Scam

GoDaddy Phishing Scam Cyber criminals are targeting GoDaddy customers with a clever phishing scam. ... read more..

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Scratch Off Lottery Card Scam

Scratch Off Lottery Card Scam Who doesn’t love the thought of discovering a little bit of extra money? Not enough to be categorized as a mega-millionaire—although that wouldn’t hurt too badly either,... read more..

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So You’ve had a Data Breach, Now What?

So You’ve had a Data Breach, Now What?     Companies, organizations and agencies that hold and transmit people’s personal information should keep it reasonably secure from unauthorized access and use... read more..

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Your Lock Screen Might Be Giving Away Your Info

Your Lock Screen Might Be Giving Away Your Info You’re sitting at a conference table, a work meeting fully underway. Your phone is next to your notebook, but never fear, you’ve turned off the ringer ... read more..

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Think Before You Post

Think Before You Post Social media can be a mixed blessing. It’s a great way to stay connected with friends and family and to keep yourself informed. However, it’s also an open door for threats to yo... read more..

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Securing Your Privacy on Social Media

Securing Your Privacy on Social Media Keeping things private on social media might sound like an oxymoron. After all, some of the benefits of the different platforms are to connect with people around... read more..

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A Closer Look at your Apps’ Permissions

A Closer Look at your Apps’ Permissions Thanks to the apps that power our mobile devices, no two smartphones or tablets are identical. Besides making our d... read more..

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Microsoft / Apple Tech Support Scam

Microsoft / Apple Tech Support Scam Computer users are being warned about pop-up phishing scams. ... read more..

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Choose Your Social Media Connections Wisely

Choose Your Social Media Connections Wisely The world of social media is a truly great innovation thanks to the connectivity that it brings to all of us. But each platform functions in distinct ways,... read more..

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Have You Logged Out of Your Apps?

Have You Logged Out of Your Apps? There are tens of millions of smartphone users in the US, and if you asked them their feelings on having their phones lost or stolen, the reactions might surprise yo... read more..

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