Holiday Job Scam Tempts With High Pay

by Council of the Better Business Bureau

Holiday Shopping

The holiday season will soon be in full swing, and stores are staffing up with temporary employees. Seasonal work can be a great way to make extra money during the holidays, but watch out for fake job scams. … Continue Reading

17 ways to prevent identity theft when traveling

by Robert Siciliano

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There should be more TV commercials for preventing identity theft—it’s nearly epidemic. But also epidemic is the lack of identity security that people have when traveling. Here are some ways to avoid having your identity stolen while traveling: … Continue Reading

Social Media Gift Exchange is Really a Scam

by Council of the Better Business Bureau


It may only be November, but scammers are already taking advantage of holiday goodwill. The latest seasonal scam is a gift exchange that’s actually a pyramid scheme. Look out for this con on Facebook, Instagram and other social sites.

How the Scam Works: … Continue Reading

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Veterans’ Pensions – Protect Your Money From Poachers

Veterans and their families are a target for some dishonest advisers who are claiming to offer free help with paperwork for pension claims. The scheme involves attorneys, financial planners, and insurance agents trying to persuade veterans over 65 to make decisions about their pensions without giving them the whole truth about the long-term consequences. … Continue Reading

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Child Identity theft is becoming Solvable

You’ve seen TV commercials and print ads about identity theft, and the “victim” is always an adult. That’s not realistic. The actor-portrayal should be that of a child. Yes, a kid.

Children are 51 times more likely than adults to have their identity stolen, says research from Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab. … Continue Reading

Android Devices Alert

I want to share with you an informative and timely article a friend sent to me. The article is by Zack Whittaker for Zero Day; Mr. Whittaker wrote recently about the vulnerability of Android devices due to a newly discovered security flaw found on Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile networks. LTE is also referred to as 4G. … Continue Reading

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