Monthly Archive

September 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 24 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Mobile Wallets Aren’t the Wave of the Future…Yet. The ability to walk through a store, place items in your cart, and walk straight out the door might seem ... read more..

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Equifax Breach Exposes 143 Million SSNs

Equifax Breach Exposes 143 Million SSNs For decades, consumers have been told to monitor their credit reports as a way to stay on top of their identities a... read more..

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Happy Cousins Day…NOT!

Happy Cousins Day…NOT! Social media is a great tool for keeping in touch with friends and family, sharing the news about upcoming events, and just generall... read more..

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Schools Are a Hot Target for Data Thieves

Schools Are a Hot Target for Data Thieves Going to school is a meaningful part of every child’s life, no matter what kind of educational setting they atten... read more..

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ITRC Launches Free From All 3 Campaign

Identity Theft Resource Center Launches #FreeFromAll3 Campaign to Help Consumers Protect Their Identities  SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 18, 2017 – The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a natio... read more..

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Free From All 3 Campaign

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Free From All 3: Protect Consumers with Free Credit Freeze

Free From All 3: Protect Consumers with Free Credit Freeze In light of the recently announced Equifax data breach, the Identity Theft Resource Center is ma... read more..

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Free for All 3 Campaign

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Be Alert: The Equifax Breach Is Just the Beginning

Be Alert: The Equifax Breach Is Just the Beginning When news broke that the credit reporting agency Equifax had suffered a data breach, consumers around th... read more..

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How Click Farms Affect Your Internet

How Click Farms Affect Your Internet Authorities in Thailand have busted a massive click farm, detaining a number of Chinese tech users who’d been operating it. In all, there were more than 500 cell ... read more..

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IRS Warns of a New Ransomware Attack

IRS Warns of a New Ransomware Attack There’s been an alarming increase in ransomware attacks in recent months, for one very obvious reason: they work. Ransomware attacks have involved methods such... read more..

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Hidden Dangers in the Sarahah App

Hidden Dangers in the Sarahah App There’s a popular app—currently, the third most popular free app for iPhone and iPad, with more than 62 million users wor... read more..

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Lax Security Exposes 4 Million Warner Bros Customers’ Data

Lax Security Exposes 4 Million Warner Bros Customers’ Data With the record-setting numbers of data breaches each year, it’s easy to overlook the “smaller” ... read more..

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Illinois Requires Cybersecurity Training for State Employees

Illinois Requires Cybersecurity Training for State Employees A bipartisan cybersecurity bill has reached the Illinois governor’s desk, one that is being ha... read more..

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New Phishing Scam After Amazon Prime Day

New Phishing Scam After Amazon Prime Day Those purchases you made last Prime Day can trigger a scammer.  Who Is It Targeting: Amazon customers  What Is It: Phishing scam that appears to come from... read more..

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Secret Accounts at the Federal Reserve

Secret Accounts at the Federal Reserve You don’t have a secret bank account lying around, and it isn’t stored at the Federal Reserve.  Who Is It Targeting: Internet users who are targeted with ema... read more..

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Western Union Email Scam

Western Union Email Scam  Do not share your bank account information with anyone who offers you money from a settlement.  Who Is It Targeting: Email users  What Is It: A spam email that requests ... read more..

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Check Overpayment Scam Affecting Businesses

Check Overpayment Scam Affecting Businesses  Consumers have had to deal with “overpayment” scams for a while, and now criminals are setting their sights on businesses.  Who Is It Targeting: Small ... read more..

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New Utility Scam

New Utility Scam  Homeowners are being scammed with charges for new water and power meters.  Who Is It Targeting: Utility customers  What Is It: Bait and switch imposter scam that charges custome... read more..

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Imposter Scam

Imposter Scam It takes only a few minutes to create a fake website, so be careful contacting a company you found online.  Who Is It Targeting: Customers  What Is It: An imposter scam that creates... read more..

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We say You CAN Wear WHITE After Labor Day

We say You CAN Wear WHITE After Labor Day! As fashion rules go, the old “don’t wear white after Labor Day” mantra is going by the wayside, and the Identity... read more..

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