FREE Identity Theft Guide

FREE Identity Theft Guide - Making Sense of Security

Get Your FREE Identity Theft Guide from Making Sense of Security Too many will become victims of identity theft and not know it before it is too late. There are warning signs that identity theft may be happening to you. The signs can gradual or sudden. Many people don’t realize how much personal information they

7 Types of Gift Card Scams to Watch For 

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How to Spot and Avoid Gift Card Scams The IRS and state troopers are always on the lookout for tax collectors. They can find you in your favorite coffee joint, waiting to pounce at any moment.  Ever get a voicemail or text message from an agent aggressively warning that you owe taxes and the only

Simple Cybersecurity Quiz

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Quiz Time! Do you think you know some basics of maintaining your digital security? Let’s find out! Here’s a simple short quiz to test your smarts and so if you know simple ways to keep your data safe. Want to do it again? Just refresh and see if you can improve your results. Didn’t do

How To Stop Those Annoying Robocalls

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Top 15 Tips To Prevent Robocalls We are being invaded by robocalls! These automated phone calls can be annoying and unwanted, but they usually deliver a recorded message. With the recent rise in IVR ( interactive voice response ) software tools, many businesses are using these types of automated calls as a marketing strategy. The

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

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Making Sense of Security Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals Black Friday is HERE!! It’s that time of year again that love and can’t wait to shop! Check out this year’s awesome deals to help keep you and your family safe and protected throughout the year! Download the PDF version of Black Friday and Cyber

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Cybersecurity applies to the measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attack. Here we at Making Sense of Security provide a few simple measures to help you stay safe in the digital world.

How to Invest in Crypto Safely

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Your Guide to Securing Crypto  Introduction to Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrencies are becoming more and more popular, and there’s a lot of money to be made if you get in at the right time. However, investing in crypto is a risky business, and if you’re not careful you could easily lose everything you’ve put in. If you’re

Help! My Money Was Stolen!

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How to Recover From Your Money and Identity Being Stolen Having your money stolen can be quite devastating. Whether it is done online through a digital robbery, or you have your money stolen from you in person, you may still feel bewildered that it actually happened. Whether you suspected it was going to happen and

Looking For Ways to Spy?

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People LOVE to spy 🕵️‍♀️! Let’s face facts. There’s no real way around it. Some may argue that the James Bond 007 movies ignited the spark. When you learn the truth, the fact is we are not trusting people. Many people today are doing their own digital spying for various reasons. Some may not trust

Monitoring a Computer Remotely — a How-To Guide

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How To Remotely Monitor Any Computer Ever wondered about “Monitoring my child’s computer remotely without them knowing”, or “How can I protect my children in a digital environment where regular computer use starts at such a young age?” As a parent, you can’t help but worry Is my child being exposed to things they shouldn’t

How To Protect Your Home Title Deed From Theft

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How Someone Can Steal Your House Without You Knowing There’s a new challenge in America, and it might be one you didn’t know existed. Criminals can steal the deed to your house (without you knowing) using what is called “home title theft.” This criminal activity has been happening across this country for some time now;

Why Identity Theft is on the Rise

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Reasons Identity Theft is Increasing Identity theft is on the rise for a number of reasons. Every year, millions of Americans have their identity stolen, and the problem is only getting worse. Identity theft is a rapidly growing problem in the United States. Identity theft is a problem that affects more people every year. There

5 Scam Prevention Tips for Seniors

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5 Scam Prevention Tips for Seniors How can people who didn’t grow up with technology protect themselves against some of the most common types of online fraud? Did you know that scammers prey on the elderly more than any other age group? In fact, one study found that seniors lose approximately $36.5 billion each year