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Can Hackers Take A Bite Out Of Your Mobile Pay Solution?

With the many digital payment options available today, finding the most secure providers can be a challenge. The popularity of digital wallets has grown over time and writing checks and even using plastic cards for payments are quickly becoming the dinosaurs...

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How to tell if someone is using your identity

Taking steps to protect your personal information can help you minimize the risks of identity theft. But what if a thief gets your information anyway?

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What To Do if You Were Scammed

Scammers can be very convincing. They call, email, and send us text messages trying to get our money or our sensitive personal information — like our Social Security number or account numbers.

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Most Vulnerable Fraud Cyber-Targets Are Seniors And Young Adults

Research revealed by LexisNexis Risk Solutions in its bi-annual Cybercrime Report sheds light on those most victimized by cyber-fraud. It’s a sad but necessary reminder of those most vulnerable to online abuse, seniors over the age of 75 and young adults under the age of 25.

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How To Create A Strong And Unique Password For Every Account

Most of us know by now not to use the same passwords for different accounts; yet some of us still do. But users who continue to use passwords they know have been exposed in a hack are truly flirting with danger.

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Spam Emails Mask Ransomware With A Wink And A Smile

A new ransomware, Avaddon, is having a bit of fun with its targets as their way to install the malware on devices worldwide. Hackers are sending “innocent” spam emails as a calling card to deploy Avaddon ransomware on data systems.

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New crypto payment scam alert

There's a new spin on scammers asking people to pay with cryptocurrency. It involves an impersonator, a QR code, and a trip to a store (directed by a scammer on the phone) to send your money to them through a cryptocurrency ATM.

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Malicious VPN Email And Pop-up Attacks

For many these days, working remotely is part of the new normal of this pandemic era. It’s probably also be the first time that staffers are away from the watchful eyes of IT departments, and that's making it easier for hackers to do their jobs.

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What Is A VPN And Do I Need One At Home

VPNs have been discussed before, but sometimes it’s good to refresh your memory about technology. There’s been a lot of talk about these mysterious VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) lately, especially with the increase in working from home.

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Online Security Tips From The BBB

Champions of consumers that they are, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) posted a warning reminder on their website about some of the risky online scenario’s consumers face every day.

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11 Romance Scammers Charged With Money Laundering, Wire Fraud Conspiracies

11 Romance Scammers Charged With Money Laundering, Wire Fraud Conspiracies A federal grand jury has indicted 11 defendants in the Northern District of Texas for defrauding elderly victims in romance schemes, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Prerak Shah.

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Frustration-Saving Feature May Give Up Your Precious PII

You know the autofill feature that is in browsers these days, that is so convenient and prevents you having to fill in tedious details such as your name, address, and payment card details ad nauseum?

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