How To Help College Students Avoid Identity Theft with These 9 Best Tips

9 Tips to Help College Students Avoid Identity Theft - Making Sense of Security

9 Tips to Help College Students Avoid Identity Theft College kids are prime targets for identity theft. They are going away from home to learn more and may suddenly think they know everything. The truth is they don’t. They won’t know how to truly protect themselves, their identity, money, credit, or personal information. Students need

Should You Get These Identity Protection Services?

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Choosing Identity Theft Protection Services to Help You Marriott International was the victim of one of the largest cyberattacks in history. Over four years, hackers stole about 500 million records from Marriott’s Starwood Hotels reservation system. According to Marriott, about 327 million of the accounts included passport details. Hackers exposed the personal data of customers

15+ Ways Identity Theft Can Happen to You

15+ Ways Identity Theft Can Happen to You - Making Sense of Security

How Personal Information Can be Used for Identity Theft Identity theft is a major problem in the United States, with millions of Americans falling victim to it each year. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information without your permission, usually for financial gain. This is how Identity theft can have a devastating effect

Warning Signs of Identity Theft

Making Sense of Security - Warning Signs of Identity Theft

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 Holiday Shopping Cyber Safety Tips

Top 10 Holiday Shopping Cyber Safety Tips - Making Sense of Security

Top 10 Holiday Shopping Cyber Safety Tips It’s that time of year to sport holiday git shopping. Some may find joy in online shopping and some enjoy using your online shopping activity to benefit themselves. This includes capturing your private and financial data. Each year, numerous online shoppers fall victim to online theft, scams, fake

Beware Of GetYourStimulusCheck.com And Other Coronavirus-Themed Domains

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Corona Virus Scams, the Likely Victims, and What They Can Lose With people losing jobs and businesses closing shop due to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government has decided earlier this year to release financial aid. This assistance comes in the form of a US$2-trillion monetary stimulus package with the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,

REvil Ransomware Now Helps with Extortion by Offering to Call the Victim’s Contractors and the Media

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The bad guys are going to great lengths to ensure they make their money. As part of its Ransomware-as-a-Service, REvil is now expanding its services to aid in the extortion phase. REvil/Sodinkibi has been a major player in the RWaaS market, providing its’ affiliate bad guys with functional ransomware malware and a payment site. They

Spoofing Tailored to Financial Departments

Spoofing Tailored to Financial Departments

Researchers at Area 1 Security have warned of a large spear phishing campaign targeting financial departments and C-suite employees with spoofed Microsoft 365 login pages. The researchers say that in some cases the attackers “specifically targeted newly-selected CEOs during critical transitionary periods.” Additionally, the attackers went after executives’ assistants. “Beyond financial departments, the attackers also

eCommerce Payment Systems – How to Choose the Best One for Your eCommerce Startup

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There are 3,4 million digital payment system users worldwide. This figure is almost equal to the number of social media users globally and the half of word’s population to date. It is a strong enough reason to believe that online payments dominate the ways we pay for goods and transfer money. What is more, online payments for e-commerce websites are the features your online store can’t do without. So, here are all the answers to your “how” and “why” questions….

How Internet Security Evolved in Tandem with iGaming

How Internet Security Evolved in Tandem with iGaming

For a non-biological entity, the internet is an area filled with constant and unstoppable evolution. From the hardware which backs it to the software systems it carries, nothing in this arena stays the same for long. One of the most major forms these changes take is seen in the world of security.

While there are many fields in which this battle is fought, by focusing on just one it can be possible to track greater trends in the online security environment. For the sake of this article, we want to use online bingo as an example. A simple game to play on the surface, it’s a world in which the real developments run surprisingly deep. Staying steady over the years, the invisible parts of such games are top of the class. But how did we get here?