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Holiday Shopping and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Identity Safe
Oct 1, 2014 - Heading into the holiday shopping season, you are probably worried about the safety of your personal data as you pick up gifts and the other essentials this time of year. Who can blame you for worrying? Last November during the height of Black Friday holiday shopping, Target suffered a malware at...
Social Media and Your Reputation: What You Need to Know
Sep 26, 2014 - Did you do anything fun this weekend? Maybe you had a little too much fun at the after-work happy hour on Friday, and now the whole office knows because someone tagged you in a Facebook photo. Everyone likes to cut loose on the weekend, but what you do in your free time is hard to [...]
Social Media Scams: 5 Tips for Staying Safe While You Share
Sep 10, 2014 - You see the warnings all the time. Beware of the Facebook color scam going around! Don't click links from fishy-looking emails asking you to log into your Twitter account! Social media is impossible to escape, but with its proliferation comes a slew of new dangers and safety concerns. The days of...
UPS Security Breach Affects 51 Stores in 24 States
Aug 21, 2014 - United Parcel Service (UPS) customers might want to check their bank statements after the shipment and logistics company announced that 51 of its U.S. stores located throughout 24 states were breached by malware. UPS said the computer virus was not identified by current antivirus software. UPS cu...
Watch Out for the Facebook Color Scam
Aug 15, 2014 - Wouldn't it be cool if your Facebook profile had a pretty purple background or the top bar could be changed to some color other than the basic blue? For almost as long as it has existed, users have lamented the lack of customization features such as this one. Scammers and spammers have been cashi...
Viruses, Malware, and Spyware
Experts estimate that over one million viruses, spyware and adware applications, collectively called malware, have been released over the Internet. The purpose of these malware programs ranges from annoyances, like advertising pop-ups, to the downright criminal, like attempting to steal your identity. Luckily, Internet security software programs exist to help prevent your computer from being infected. All of the services we have reviewed offer advanced protection against viruses, spyware, adware and phishing scams. Most will even limit the amount of spam you see in your email inbox.
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