Monthly Archive

April 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 1725 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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World Password Day 2017

World Password Day 2017 #LayerUp Your Login: The Global Fight Against 123456.... ... read more..

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May the Fourth Be with Your Identity!

May the Fourth Be with Your Identity!  These may not be the droids you’re looking for, but it certainly is the information you need to protect yourself onl... read more..

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Scam Call Did Not Give Info

  That’s great you didn’t provide any personal information. To help stop this scam and prevent others from falling for it, call the Federal Trade Commission to report it.... read more..

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Scam Call Gave Info

  You might be at risk. Contact the Identity Theft Resource Center at 888.400.5530 or by clicking on the LiveChat feature on the bottom right for steps to protect yourself.... read more..

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US Immigration Scam

US Immigration Scam  Don’t be fooled by the phone number on your caller ID…   ... read more..

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New Shipping Scam

New Shipping Scam   That shiny new laptop you didn’t order isn’t going back to the store, even though FedEx processes the return.   ... read more..

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New Twist on the “Can You Hear Me?” Scam

New Twist on the “Can You Hear Me?” Scam  As weird as it sounds, this is one of the most highly reported scams.   ... read more..

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FTC Tech Support Scam

FTC Tech Support Scam  That popup warning offering to clean your computer did NOT come from the FTC!   ... read more..

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“Free” Movie Download Scams

“Free” Movie Download Scams  That “free” movie you saw online or were sent by a friend may actually be filled with harmful software that infects your computer.   ... read more..

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Stock Investment Tip Scam

Stock Investment Tip Scam  Beware the offer of free money, insider tips, and can’t miss moneymaking deals!   ... read more..

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Was Your Online Recipe Box Hacked?

Was Your Online Recipe Box Hacked? A lot of people might scratch their heads at having to create a username and password for seemingly harmless online acco... read more..

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Child Identity Theft: Week of the Young Child

Child Identity Theft: Week of the Young Child The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) hosts an annual celebratory event dedica... read more..

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Fighting Back through Operation: Stop Scams

Fighting Back through Operation: Stop Scams When it comes to scams and fraud, there is no single demographic of victims that criminals consider “off limits... read more..

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BBB’s Secure Your ID Day

BBB’s Secure Your ID Day There are so many high-tech ways that thieves can get their hands on your information. Hacking events, data breaches, ransomware a... read more..

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New USPS Program Fights Mail-Related Identity Theft

New USPS Program Fights Mail-Related Identity Theft While cyber criminals deploy new methods of attack every day, “old school” identity thieves still rely ... read more..

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Travel Scams To Look Out For Before, During and After Your Trip

For every would-be traveler sitting down to make some plans, there are scammers making plans of their own. ... read more..

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Taxes May Be Done But Where Are You Storing Data?

Taxes May Be Done But Where Are You Storing Data? Tips For Protecting Both Digital & Paper Tax Returns Most taxpayers are breathing a sigh of relief n... read more..

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Telemarketer Data Breach Leaked Nearly 1M Seniors’ Info

Telemarketer Data Breach Leaked Nearly 1M Seniors’ Info As if telemarketers weren’t pesky enough, a recently discovered data breach of a healthcare telemar... read more..

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Travel Scams To Look Out For Before, During and After Your Trip

Travel Scams To Look Out For Before, During and After Your Trip  Warmer weather and longer days can easily turn your thoughts to vacation and travel, but y... read more..

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Debt Collection Lawsuit Threat Scam

Lawsuit Threat Scam  There’s a new twist on debt collection scams, and it’s actually a good sign!  ... read more..

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Uber Drivers Phishing Scam

Uber Drivers Phishing Scam  Freelancers, beware…scammers know how you get paid and how to steal your earnings.  ... read more..

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Phish, Phlash, Spoof: Do You Know Your Cybersecurity Vocab?

Phish, Phlash, Spoof: Do You Know Your Cyber Security Vocab? Phishing attack, spoofing attempt, ransomware, botnets… the lingo surrounding technology can b... read more..

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College Students Face Huge Risk of Hacking, Identity Theft

College Students Face Huge Risk of Hacking, Identity Theft As the current school year comes to a close, students around the country are already getting thi... read more..

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Taxpayers Encouraged to Supply Driver’s License Number…But Should They?

Taxpayers Encouraged to Supply Driver’s License Number…But Should They? New changes to how tax preparers in key states operate may mean turning over your d... read more..

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IRS Asks Taxpayers To Watch Out for Scam Calls After New Changes to Debt Collection

IRS Asks Taxpayers To Watch Out for Scam Calls After New Changes to Debt Collection  The IRS will begin using four private debt collection firms to recover... read more..

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How To Spot a Puppy Scam

How To Spot a Puppy Scam There has been a sad increase in rep... read more..

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How Identity Thieves Use Social Engineering

How Identity Thieves Use Social Engineering Social engineering is a somewhat misunderstood and often overlooked form of stealing someone’s identity.  ... read more..

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Are You Still Hanging onto an Old Email Account?

Are You Still Hanging onto an Old Email Account? One of the earliest large-scale social media sites, MySpace, suffered a data breach that may have occurred... read more..

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Phishing Scam Masking as Tech Support

Phishing Scam Masking as Tech Support Your computer isn’t infected, and you don’t have to pay to clean it out.   ... read more..

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Door-to-Door Sales Scams

Door-to-Door Sales Scams  Even in the digital age, old-fashioned tactics are still a threat.   ... read more..

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