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Unsecured server left FedEx customer documents for 100K+ accounts exposed
Unsecured server left FedEx customer documents for 100K+ accounts exposed Protect Your Identity February 16, 2018
Here's the latest in the ongoing saga of how corporate America fails to protect consumer information! FedEx is the latest…
Report: Your favorite smart TV may have some big security flaws
Report: Your favorite smart TV may have some big security flaws Mobile & Electronics February 16, 2018
That smart TV you have in your living room may not have been such a smart purchase after all when…
Dog eating out of bowl
Dog food recall: Euthanasia drug found in cans of Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits and more Recalls February 16, 2018
It's the latest in what has become a disturbingly common occurrence — another pet food maker has recalled a variety…
How to add a PIN to your smartphone account to prevent SIM hijacking
How to add a PIN to your smartphone account to prevent SIM hijacking Scams & Rip-Offs February 14, 2018
Think two-factor authentication for your financial accounts and a passcode on your phone protects you from hackers? Think again... RELATED: 5…
Equifax data breach
Turns out, the Equifax data breach was even worse than we thought Identity Theft February 14, 2018
Last fall, the Equifax data breach sent a shock to the financial system when it was announced that criminals hacked…
Recall alert: Fujitsu battery packs pose fire risk
Recall alert: Fujitsu battery packs pose fire risk Recalls February 12, 2018
A brand of battery packs available throughout North America over the past few years is being recalled because they can…
Facebook poll: 77% of parents want to choose the age their children go online
Facebook poll: 77% of parents want to choose the age their children go online Computer Scams & ID Theft February 12, 2018
Facebook continues to be immensely popular even though the number of people using the social media site on a daily…
Identity Theft
10 things you must do if your identity is stolen Protect Your Rights & Identity February 9, 2018
As cliché as it may sound, I never thought I would be a victim of identity theft. I have always…
Recall alert: Thousands of laptops at risk of catching fire
Recall alert: Thousands of laptops at risk of catching fire Mobile & Electronics February 8, 2018
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday tens of thousands of Lenovo laptops are being recalled due to a fire hazard.…
Recall: 175,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles for failing brakes
Recall: 175,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles for failing brakes Recalls February 8, 2018
Less than a year after another large recall, and amidst disappointing earnings reports, a depressed sales forecast, and the consolidation of their…
Recall alert: Vornado cribside space heaters could catch fire
Recall alert: Vornado cribside space heaters could catch fire News February 6, 2018
A recall has been issued for a popular space heater for baby rooms because it may catch fire, the manufacturer said.…
lidl checkout cashier
Lidl cashier restores grocery shopper’s faith in humanity with simple gesture Shopping & Retail February 6, 2018
We're so used to a steady drumbeat of negative news as consumers. Sometimes it seems like being kicked around by…
What to do when you’re notified of a ‘merchant breach’
What to do when you’re notified of a ‘merchant breach’ Protect Your Identity February 5, 2018
As technology becomes more enmeshed with personal finance, cybersecurity breaches are becoming more prevalent. While there’s usually significant media coverage…
Equifax data breach
Report: Feds curtailing Equifax investigation Protecting Your Privacy February 5, 2018
Five months after the disclosure of the massive Equifax data breach, federal scrutiny of how the credit-reporting bureau allowed the…
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Walgreens recalls pain & itch cream because of child poisoning hazard Recalls January 31, 2018
Walgreens has recalled two-ounce tubes of pain and itch relief cream because the packaging is not child resistant, as required…
Panera Bread recalls cream cheese products over listeria fears
Panera Bread recalls cream cheese products over listeria fears Recalls January 29, 2018
Panera Bread has issued a recall of all cream cheese products from its U.S. restaurants over fears of listeria contamination. The chain…
Clark Your Life: A guide to a healthier, wealthier 2018
Clark Your Life: A guide to a healthier, wealthier 2018 Money & Credit January 26, 2018
Are you ready to take control of your financial life? We're here to help! Financial change is all about discipline.…
Equifax data breach
After Equifax: What states are doing to protect you (and how to contact your representative!) Protect Your Identity January 24, 2018
More than four months after the disclosure of the Equifax data breach, state legislatures around the country are starting to…
New survey reveals surprising winners, losers in wireless customer service
New survey reveals surprising winners, losers in wireless customer service Mobile & Electronics January 23, 2018
Are you happy with your wireless provider? According to the latest J.D. Power tally, if you're with T-Mobile or its…
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Top consumer complaints of 2017…and how to get yours resolved in 2018! Disputes & Complaints January 18, 2018
If Equifax really got your goat in 2017, you certainly weren't alone! The credit bureau irked consumers from coast to…
Mary B's Frozen Biscuits
Recall alert: Mary B’s frozen biscuits due to listeria concerns Recalls January 16, 2018
Be sure to check your freezer, because there’s a new recall on frozen biscuits that were sold in nearly two dozen…
Report: Google takes down 60 apps, many geared toward kids, due to porn content
Report: Google takes down 60 apps, many geared toward kids, due to porn content Mobile & Electronics January 12, 2018
Check Point, a cybersecurity firm, recently said that its researchers identified malicious adware prominent in Google Play, the official app store…
Aldi ice cream bars
Recall alert: Ice cream bars sold at Aldi, Dollar Tree, Kroger pose Listeria risk Recalls January 10, 2018
Remember a couple of years back when there was a rash of ice cream recalls in 2015 and 2016 because…
Customer no-service: How to get in touch with a real person at Apple, Google, and more
Customer no-service: How to get in touch with a real person at Apple, Google, and more Money & Credit January 2, 2018
With the holidays over and your new product or electronic device firmly in hand, you may find that you are…
Forever 21 store
Forever 21 breach exposed credit card information for 7 months Privacy & Security January 2, 2018
Los Angeles-based fashion retailer Forever 21 has confirmed that a data breach exposed customer payment card information over a period…
Ask Clark: How safe is Mint.com?
Ask Clark: How safe is Mint.com? Privacy & Security January 1, 2018
The start of the new year is a great time to sit down and get serious about creating a budget. …
Haven app turns Android phones into anti-spy devices, but who’s storing the data?
Haven app turns Android phones into anti-spy devices, but who’s storing the data? Privacy & Security December 27, 2017
Edward Snowden caused an international firestorm in 2013 when he copied and leaked classified information about the government while working…
Apple faces lawsuits over its throttling of older iPhones
Apple faces lawsuits over its throttling of older iPhones Suits & Settlements December 27, 2017
Days after Apple disclosed that it throttles the performance of its old devices, some iPhone users have filed a class-action…
This new Facebook security tool can protect you from scams
This new Facebook security tool can protect you from scams Protect Your Rights & Identity December 21, 2017
Facebook has launched a new feature that could help prevent users from falling for phishing scams. Hackers often send emails…
Aldi recalls apples due to possible listeria contamination
Aldi recalls apples due to possible listeria contamination Recalls December 20, 2017
Low-cost grocery store chain Aldi has issued a voluntary recall of some of its apples. According to the Food and…
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