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Michaels Breach: Nearly 3 Million Cards Exposed

Michaels, one of the biggest arts and crafts retail chains, has confirmed the breach of 2.6 million of its customers' debit and credit card information, or 7 percent of payment cards used at Michaels stores in the U.S. during the relevant time period, according to the company's press
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How To Choose A Mortgage

Purchasing a new home or refinancing your current mortgage can be a stressful experience. To help alleviate the stress, we've compiled all of the information you need to get a mortgage or refinance your current loan and organized it in one place. How to choose a mortgage
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Which Services Keep Your Cloud Safe From the NSA?

Millions of Americans were outraged this past year when the NSA spying controversy hit the news. Since then, there has been a growing feeling of distrust in saving personal information on the Internet. With the rapid growth of online data technology happening at the same time as
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Can I Take My VoIP Adapter Abroad?

Q: I am going to be traveling for several months out of the country. Can I take my VoIP adapter abroad with me? A: This is a great question! One of the best things about VoIP service compared to traditional phone service is the ability to take
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Heartbleed Bug Is Affecting Millions Of Android Devices

It turns out that the Heartbleed bug that possibly exposed users of many websites, which have since patched the bug, is now affecting about 34 percent of Android devices, according to a Google blog post and the company's statistics. Even though Google was able to patch most of
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Android Security App Scam: How to Protect Yourself

Mobile security is more necessary than ever, but it's important to be sure you are getting what you pay for when you purchase and download an app onto your phone. This lesson has been learned big time by more than 10,000 Android users who recently purchased an
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Websites Affected By 'Heartbleed': Change Your Passwords

Since the news broke about Heartbleed, more and more companies are releasing the details about whether they have been affected and if they have patched the bug. Mashable has compiled and released a complete list of all of the websites impacted by the encryption flaw. What websites
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Graduation Stationery Deal: 20% Off Any Tiny Prints Order

The graduation season is just around the corner, and Tiny Prints wants to help you get prepared with its new line of graduation invitations and announcements, which adds some vibrant colors, foil-stamped accents and texture to spice up your graduate's announcements and invitations. Even though the new
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'Heartbleed' Security Flaw Exposes Your Online Information

A major security flaw may be exposing your information on the Internet, even if you're using an encrypted website, as reported by The New York Times. The bug, called Heartbleed, was discovered by Finnish security experts and is estimated to affect more than half a million websites, according
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Stream Your Music Through the Cloud

Are you tired of your phone being slowed down by your massive media collection? Chances are if you're a music lover that your phone can't even carry all your favorite albums, which leaves you listening to the same songs over and over. Lucky for you, you could
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