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7 ways to prevent Data Theft when traveling

by Robert Siciliano

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The threat of data theft follows travelers; there’s never a vacation from hackers. So what should the traveler do? Anticipate snooping by hackers. This way, you can prepare for the worst. … Continue Reading

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Scammers Cash in on Subscription Renewals

by Council of the Better Business Bureau

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Newspapers from Minneapolis to Cincinnati to San Diego are being hit by a subscription scam. Con artists are sending out fake renewal notices to area residents, hoping to trick subscribers into overpaying for a new subscription. … Continue Reading

Gaming Tips

by Stay Safe Online

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Online gaming can be a fun way for kids to connect with others, but it’s important for them to understand the risks and know how to handle certain situations. For example, kids should avoid posting pictures of themselves or releasing other personal information to their fellow gamers, and know what to do if another player starts harassing them. … Continue Reading

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the unprecedented Ebola epidemic in West Africa has taken the lives of more than 4,000 people. Many people are asking how they can help.
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JP Morgan Chase Customers Need to be Watching their Bank and Credit Card Statements

Last week’s hack of JP Morgan Chase servers may not result in immediate ID theft, but customers of the bank need to be watching their statements closely. A video report of on the extent of the breach – which affects 76 million households – can be found below. While Chase was apparently able to prevent hackers from gaining access to account and social security numbers, you’ll find our analysis of the situation below the video. … Continue Reading

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Scammers Trick Seniors with “Free” Medical Devices

Watch out for scammers offering free medical devices. Fall is peak season for telemarketing calls that attempt to trick seniors into parting with personal information or agreeing to be billed for devices that don’t exist. … Continue Reading

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