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Attention OPM Breach Victims: The FTC is Not Calling You

As if the over 21 million federal employees whose information was breached when the Office of Personnel Management's computer system suffered a major hack earlier this year didn't have enough to worry about, the FTC is warning about a phony phone call targeting them. According to a
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FTC is Taking Action Against LifeLock for Misleading Consumers and More

The Federal Trade Commission announced on July 21 that it is taking action against LifeLock due to the identity theft protection company's violation of a 2010 settlement with the FTC as well as 23 state attorneys general. Despite agreeing to the terms of the settlement five years
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Why You Should Read a Cloud Storage Provider's Fine Print

Reading the fine print of a program or service is an essential, yet often overlooked step in any sign-up process. When it comes to cloud storage services, that fine print can actually contain information that will make the difference in your ideal cloud experience. Here's what you're
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Sitcom Classics: Top Shows for Nostalgia

A few months ago, Hulu announced that it was bringing our favorite show about nothing, "Seinfeld," to its streaming content. In addition, Netflix brought the complete series of "Friends" to its library at the beginning of the year. If you're looking for more shows to take you
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Planning to Move This Summer? Beware of Moving Scams

Whether you're just wanting to move a couple of boxes or need to transport the contents of an entire house from one side of the country to the other, moving is certainly stressful. Sometimes you can get away with doing it all on your own, but often
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Top 3 Dating Apps for Any User

Online dating apps are taking over. The ease they provide users to find a date or simply to strike up a conversation is alluring to daters with any and all intentions. Some of our top-rated online dating services have taken their cause to the handheld realm and
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Does a First-Time Blogger Need a Domain Name?

Blogging is a wonderful and personally rewarding activity for a great many individuals. Successful bloggers not only develop expertise in a specific topic, but they can be a part of a supportive community and gain friendships as well. In addition, some lucky bloggers reap monetary benefits from
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OPM Providing CSID Protector Plus to Breach Victims: How Does It Measure Up?

The hallmark of a large-scale data breach is the offering of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection from the breached company to its exposed customers. While retailers like Home Depot and Target have gone with services such as AllClear ID and ProtectMyID, the Office of Personnel
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3 Ways Audiobooks Can Keep Your Student Busy This Summer

Parents of students will widely agree that one of the hardest parts about having a child in school is actually during the summer months. As the end of summer is quickly approaching, children are getting restless with the excitement of a new school year around the corner.
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Top Factors to Consider When Choosing a Home Security System

Feeling secure in your home is important to everyone and so is protecting your loved ones and valuables. There are several things you can do on your own, such as leaving a light on when you're not home to deter burglars, but unfortunately, this may not be
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