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Why Identity Theft is on the Rise

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 are…

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5 Scam Prevention Tips for Seniors

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…

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Child Abduction 101: Difference between Kidnapping and Abduction 

How to Protect Your Children from Being Kidnapped or Abduction  Every parent wants to do everything they can to prevent their child from being kidnapped or abducted. But what’s the difference between the two?  Most people think that kidnapping and abduction are one and the same, but there is actually a big difference between the…

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3 Best Ways to Clone a Mobile Phone

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…

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How Cyber Insurance Can Protect You

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…

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How to Protect Your Credit

Here are 14 Simple Steps to Help Protect Your Credit Today It has become more important than ever today to protect your credit and financial data. With identity theft on the rise, one can never be too protective of their credit. Financial crimes keep multiplying and the growth will never stop.  Protecting your credit is…

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Best Cyber Dating Tips to Stay Safe on Dating Apps

Best Cyber Dating Tips to Stay Safe on Dating Apps Online dating is one of the many ways to meet today when looking for love. Dating apps have become quite popular and extremely convenient. Just like social media apps, there are so many dating apps today.  There’s more than just Tinder, Bumble, Hinge and Match. Each…

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How to Monitor Your Family’s Phones

How FlexiSPY Can Help Monitor Your Family’s Phones Are you looking for a spy app, but wondering why you should choose FlexiSPY? With so many spy apps claiming to be the best, it’s hard to figure out which one is best for your needs.  That’s why we decided to focus on FlexiSpy features for you…

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Best 12 Steps for Identity Theft Prevention

Best 12 Steps for Identity Theft Prevention Identity theft is happening much too often as technology advances. The number of bad guys out to get your private and financial data is only multiplying.  Some say it may be just a matter of time to fall victim to having private identifying information stolen.  The less people…

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5 Cyber Safety Tips

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 your copy of these tips…

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Strong Password Tips

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…

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How to Read Someone’s Emails without a Password 

How Can Someone Read Your Emails If They Don’t Have Your Password? Although social media apps and instant messengers on mobile phones have gained huge popularity during recent years, many people still use email.  For instance, Internet users in the U.S. (who send at least one email per month) comprise over 246 million people so…

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How to Locate A Lost Mobile Phone That is Turned Off

How to Locate A Lost Mobile Phone That is Turned Off Losing a cell phone isn’t something that happens to rare people. It is actually quite a common occurrence. Since you are here, it is fair to assume that you are probably worried about it as well. However, to give you some relief, it is…

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How She was Stalked Through Her Phone

How Dave Easily Stalked Sarah Through Her Mobile Phone Before the pandemic, Sarah met her new boyfriend Dave through an online dating app on her phone. When they first met, Dave told Sarah that he wanted to stop using the dating website, so the two began chatting on the phone. Soon after, the relationship progressed…

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How is Ransomware Spread in Mobile Phone Devices?

How is Ransomware Spread in Mobile Phone Devices? As an Android user, it is vital to keep in mind that ransomware doesn’t just attack your PC devices. Smartphones and tablets are becoming more and more prone to ransomware attacks. How is ransomware spread in mobile phones? Are there ways that you can protect your mobile…

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How to Secure Your WordPress Site Course

WordPress security takes place continuously within your site. Some may think they can publish on WordPress and then forget about it.  The truth is, when it comes to digital data, it is never “set it and forget it”. Implementing protections to your site is best in the beginning. Maintenance of your sites security is a…

Simple steps to protect yourself against identity theft

Simple steps to protect yourself against identity theft

As we enter the New Year, be sure to keep up, or adopt, these good data security habits to avoid identity theft   Are you doing enough to reduce the risk of having your identity stolen? As you start the New Year, this is a good time to reflect on what kinds of measures you…

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How to Install GPS on Someone’s Mobile Phone

How to Install GPS on Someone’s Mobile Phone. Using mobile phones has brought us much convenience when it comes to contacting a person regardless of their location. Yet, from time-to-time, we may actually need to know their location and are unsure how to track them. Today, there is software that brings us that convenience of being able to keep tabs on our loved ones. This capability brings peace of mind, especially when it comes to our children and significant others. Software for mobile cell phones deliver many features. Not only can you view text messages, call logs, social media chats but you can locate the device of your person’s GPS location.

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How To Remove Ransomware From Android Phone Easily?

How To Easily Remove Ransomware From Android Phone? For many people, ransomware is a hack attack on computer devices, not mobile phones. This is far from the truth. Not only can malware be present on Android devices but also ransomware. Thus everyone needs to know how to remove ransomware from Android phones. Android is the…

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How to Track A Cell Phone Location Without Installing Software

How to Track A Cell Phone Location Without Installing Software If you have people around you for whom you care about, it is important to keep a tab on their whereabouts. Tracking someone’s cell phone location gives you the peace of mind that the person is actually safe and sound. This is why people often…

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How To Set Your Phone for Better Privacy and Security

The default factory settings on your phone are a double-edged sword. On one hand, they’re the best way to see what the creator recommends for you, and it makes it easy to get started. But sometimes, these features can have problems.

They can be reducing your battery life, or share things you don’t want them to. So no matter what phone you use, you should change a few options around if you want to have the most security. And this guide will help you to find those.

These settings alone will not protect you from persistent hackers or from complex phishing scams but they will be a great place to start your basic security review. Unfortunately cyber crime statistics are showing increasing threats year on year targeting individuals and business users.

Commercial spy apps are also on the rise and they make it very easy for unskilled hackers to target people if they can access your cell phone. Fortunately these spy apps do leave traces and you can find out if you have been hacked – if you know what to look for.

So let’s look at a few settings you should check when you first start that new phone…..

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How to Listen to Someone’s Cell Phone Conversation

How to Listen to Someone’s Cell Phone Conversation without Them Knowing The phone rings. Your other half answers it. You only hear one side of the conversation. They repeatedly say: “uh-huh…uh-huh…yaaa…uh-huh….ok…bye!” This ambiguous conversation leaves you overflowing with curiosity of not only what the other side of the convo was, but WHO were they talking…

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FBI hacks vulnerable US computers to fix malicious malware

FBI hacks vulnerable US computers to fix malicious malware The FBI has been hacking into the computers of US companies running insecure versions of Microsoft software in order to fix them, the US Department of Justice has announced. The operation, approved by a federal court, involved the FBI hacking into “hundreds” of vulnerable computers to…

Another Tax Season, More Scams

Another Tax Season, More Scams

It’s the start of tax season. This is the time of year when we collect our receipts and tax forms and hope for a nice big refund from the U.S. government. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are also looking for a nice big score as well. This year is going to be worse than ever, as many people…

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

OhPhish Helps Remote Workers and Businesses Fight Phishing Attacks – From the Editors at Cybercrime Magazine ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 23, 2020 /ECCouncil.org/ As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic progresses across the world, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the situation resulting in a spike of phishing scams on remote workforce and corporate systems. While working from…

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How to Stay Connected and Protected in a Remote Work Environment

How to Stay Connected and Protected in a Remote Work Environment   Advancements in cloud solutions and collaboration tools in recent years, coupled with the necessity of going remote due to the pandemic, have empowered today’s workforce to choose where they want to work. While the ability to work from anywhere—home, the library, coffee shops or…

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5 Great Tips To Learn How To Protect From Ransomware

5 Great Tips To Learn How To Protect From Ransomware Every business owner and worker needs to learn how to protect from ransomware attacks. Ransomware is malicious software used by hackers to access and encrypt computers and computer networks. As the owner of the device or computer network, the encryption locks you out until you…

New Release: 2021 Remote Workforce Security Report

Holger Schultze wrote: The need to secure the remote workforce has never been more critical. A year into the pandemic, organizations are still grappling with how to protect their assets. The Remote Workforce Security Report reveals the status of organizations’ efforts to secure the new workforce, key challenges, and unique security threats faced by organizations,…