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

3 Best Ways to Clone a Mobile Phone

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3 Ways How Someone Can Clone Your Cell Phone to See Text Messages and Other Data Remotely You know the world we live in today – it’s full of unpredictable and dangerous things. Anyone who accesses their computer daily can face dangers even when they stay at home alone! For instance, adults might fall victim

How Cyber Insurance Can Protect You

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Importance of cyber insurance As more and more businesses move online, the risk of cyberattacks increases. A cyberattack can result in the loss of sensitive data, downtime, and reputation damage. Cyber insurance can help protect your business from the financial consequences of a cyberattack. Cyber insurance can help cover the cost of investigating and repairing

Warning Signs of Identity Theft

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Warning Signs of Identity Theft Having your private information that can personally identify you stolen and used for scrupulous purposes can be devastating. The crime of identity theft is happening in abundance and will soon happen to each individual on the plant. Knowing what identity theft is, how it happens, the warning signs and what

Top 10 + Dating Scam Signs

10+ Dating Scam Signs - Making Sense of Security

Top 10 + Signs of Dating Scammers Many people everyday going looking for love in the most convenient way – online dating apps. Just like the users on such dating services, there are so many dating sites to choose from. There’s more than just Tinder. You have many choices like Bumble, Match, OKCupid, or even

Car Hacking Hits the Streets

Car Hacking Hits the Streets

Hacking Cars From the Streets Near You The top-three carmakers sell only connected vehicles in the United States – and other manufacturers are catching up – creating a massive opportunity for attacks, which black-hat hackers are not overlooking.   (image by Tomasz Zajda, via Adobe Stock) In 2020, the connected-car market will reach a tipping

TikTok Riddled With Security Flaws

TikTok Riddled With Security Flaws

Tik Tok Information Is Being Leaked The video sharing app has fixed several flaws allowing partial account takeover and information exposure. Researchers say they have discovered several major vulnerabilities in the short form video app TikTok. The reported vulnerabilities come as scrutiny around the Chinese-owned platform increases. Researchers say the most serious vulnerability in the

5 Cyber Safety Tips

Making Sense of Security 5 Cyber Safety Tips

5 Tips for Cyber Safety With October being Cyber Awareness Month, there s much that people need to know to stay safe online. Especially on social media. It’s more than not sharing any financial information. You need to protect your private data! Here are 5 simple Cyber Safety tips to help you stay secure. Get

Strong Password Tips

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Online Safety Guidelines for Strong Passwords Quick tips for creating and saving your online passwords and making them strong. Make Passwords Long Use passwords longer than six characters when possible. Especially with most characters being from the Alphabet. Don’t Use Personal Information Avoid using demographics, birthdates or names from your loved ones. Including pets. Change