Monthly Archive

March 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 30 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Fake Police Pornography Warning

Fake Police Pornography Warning  A ransomware attempt that masquerades as a police notification has stolen from tech users.   ... read more..

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Apple Account Scam

Apple Account Scam  Do you have an iPhone or iPad? These scammers hope so.  ... read more..

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New Mexico Becomes Most Recent State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

New Mexico Becomes Most Recent State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law States across the US have been enacting legislation to protect their citizens in... read more..

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PayPal Phishing Email

PayPal Phishing Email  Those phony emails that looked ridiculous are getting better and better at looking real.  ... read more..

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New Medicare Scam

New Medicare Scam  Medicare and health insurance are hot political topics right now, and scammers have come out in full force to take advantage of the publicity.   ... read more..

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Police Warrant Scam

Police Warrant Scam  The police will never call you to inform you about a warrant.  ... read more..

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Senate Votes to Overturn Internet Privacy Rules

Senate Votes to Overturn Internet Privacy Rules A recent 50-48 Senate vote seeks to overturn privacy regulations enacted under the Obama administration. ... read more..

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The Balancing Act between Privacy and Justice

  The Balancing Act between Privacy and Justice Privacy advocates and law enforcement are currently at odds over this issue when it comes to internet activi... read more..

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Love Is in the Air…And So Are Romance Scams

Love Is in the Air…And So Are Romance Scams Spring brings with it warmer temperatures, longer daylight hours, and a general feeling of starting fresh. Unfo... read more..

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Multi-State Data Breach Exposes Job Seekers Personal Information

Multi-State Data Breach Exposes Job Seekers Personal Information Job seekers in ten different states have been notified of a data breach that affected Amer... read more..

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Student Loan Debt Scam

Student Loan Debt Scam  It’s the time of year to apply for financial aid, so be smart about your identity.   ... read more..

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Wretched Twist on Romance Scams

Wretched Twist on Romance Scams  It’s bad enough to be scammed by a fake boyfriend, but then to be scammed by the fake police, too?   ... read more..

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Romance Scams at Your Door

Romance Scams at Your Door  Romance scams are bad enough, but what happens when the scammer shows up on your doorstep?   ... read more..

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States Expand Laws Regarding Data Breach Notification

States Expand Laws Regarding Data Breach Notification Data breaches have set record-breaking numbers for the past few years, and they’ve hit companies of p... read more..

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Crashed App Tech Support Scam

Crashed App Tech Support Scam  Apps can sometimes crash for no reason, but this new scam targets that event.   ... read more..

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One Ring Scam

One Ring Scam  Did your phone ring once then cut off? Don’t call back!   ... read more..

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Webinar: Tax Scammers Go After the Bigger Fish

Tax Scammers Go After the Bigger Fish When data breaches and hacking first began to make headline news years ago, the real threat was from criminals who wo... read more..

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Car Wrapping Scam

Car Wrapping Scam  Are you willing to drive around town with a vehicle covered in logos? Scammers hope so.   ... read more..

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Online Travel Scams

Online Travel Scams  Planning on traveling this season? Be mindful of travel scams lurking around every website.  ... read more..

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Feeling “Lucky”? Don't Fall For a Fake Pot of Gold

Feeling “Lucky”? Don't Fall For a Fake Pot of Gold The old saying, “Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day,” means a lot of people get into the March holiday spirit, but the “luck o’ the Irish” isn’t ... read more..

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Home Repair “Flim Flam” Scam

Home Repair “Flim Flam” Scam That leftover gravel or extra asphalt isn’t free, no matter what the workman tells you.   ... read more..

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Stay Identity Safe on Spring Break

Stay Identity Safe on Spring Break Spring break is so close you can almost reach out and grab it, and many of us are looking forward to some much needed do... read more..

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Time Travel Text Messages

Time Travel Text Messages  Have you received a message from the past? Confused cell phone users say they have.   ... read more..

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Stolen Vehicle Scam

Stolen Vehicle Scam  Was your car stolen? Beware a phone call from the “police.”   ... read more..

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Can Your Boss Check Your Personal Cell Phone? It Depends.

Can Your Boss Check Your Personal Cell Phone? It Depends. It takes only one infected app to take down an entire network. ... read more..

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Raising the Next Generation of Consumers: How To Talk to Your Teen about Identity Theft

Raising the Next Generation of Consumers: How To Talk to Your Teen about Identity Theft When most parents think of telling their teens about “using protect... read more..

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Spot a Scam or Fraud in Progress? Step Up!

Spot a Scam or Fraud in Progress? Speak Up! We all play a role in keeping our neighbors and community safe. ... read more..

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Celebrity Death Scam

Celebrity Death Scam  Scammers have resorted to celebrity death hoaxes to spread malicious software.   ... read more..

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Like Farming Scam

Like Farming Scam  Do you click the “like” button on social media? Be careful…   ... read more..

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