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Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk?
Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk? Protect Your Identity September 18, 2015
Here’s a question: Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk? Using a public source of wireless Internet can compromise your…
Limiting the information used to track you online
Limiting the information used to track you online Scams & Rip-Offs September 16, 2015
Read more: Two inventors develop new app to stop robocalls Ashley Madison saga highlights what you can do in a…
7 ways college students can avoid identity theft
7 ways college students can avoid identity theft Money & Credit September 3, 2015
You know what they say: College is the best time of your life! But what many young people don't realize…
Some popular baby monitors vulnerable to hackers
Some popular baby monitors vulnerable to hackers Most Popular Articles September 2, 2015
A new report from a cybersecurity firm says that several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack security to prevent hacking. Read…
Hackers steal account info from 225,000 iPhone owners
Hackers steal account info from 225,000 iPhone owners Protect Your Identity September 1, 2015
Hackers have stolen account information from 225,000 iPhone owners, in what's being called 'the largest known Apple account theft caused…
Spotify’s new privacy policy collects personal data
Spotify’s new privacy policy collects personal data Protect Your Identity August 24, 2015
Spotify’snew privacy policy has been met with raised eyebrows from critics. After a recent app update, the music streaming service…
Data breach exposes credit info of Web.com customers
Data breach exposes credit info of Web.com customers Protect Your Identity August 19, 2015
Jacksonville, Fla. — Credit card information of more than 90,000 Web.com customers may be compromised in the latest cyber attack.…
Ashley Madison saga highlights what you can do in a data breach
Ashley Madison saga highlights what you can do in a data breach Protect Your Identity August 19, 2015
There's a new chapter today in the Ashley Madison saga. As you probably now know, Ashley Madison is a popular…
Did your bank send you a new debit or credit card? Here’s why
Did your bank send you a new debit or credit card? Here’s why Money & Credit August 18, 2015
More and more debit and credit cards issued in the U.S. will beembedded with a chip that's meant to fight…
Android phones at risk for a serious new virus
Android phones at risk for a serious new virus Protect Your Rights & Identity August 14, 2015
Read more: How to avoid or fix an Android virus Ransomware: Holding Your Computer Hostage for Money Protect your iPhone…
Looking for love on Tinder? BBB warns: Watch out!
Looking for love on Tinder? BBB warns: Watch out! Protect Your Identity August 6, 2015
The local Better Business Bureau is warning people looking for love on Tinder to watch out for scam artists. As…
Don’t carry these items around with you in your purse or wallet
Don’t carry these items around with you in your purse or wallet Money & Credit July 28, 2015
Don't make stealing your personal information easier for thieves Here's a look at some important items you should never carry…
Google wants to sequence your DNA on Ancestry.com
Google wants to sequence your DNA on Ancestry.com Health July 23, 2015
If you are worried about social media and websites having too much access to your digital information (ahem, Ashley Madison),…
Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat
Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat Protect Your Rights & Identity July 20, 2015
Apparently you shouldn't trust the website that targets people you shouldn't trust. 'Life is short. Have an affair.' That's the…
Gov’t: Hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million Americans
Gov’t: Hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million Americans Protect Your Identity July 10, 2015
Massive data breaches at the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management (OPM)earlier this year wereapparently a lot worse than officials…
How To Opt Out of PayPal and eBay’s New TOS That Could Spam You
How To Opt Out of PayPal and eBay’s New TOS That Could Spam You Protect Your Rights & Identity June 26, 2015
On the eve of their planned split, ebay and PayPal have announced new terms of service for both sites that…
Report: 600 million cellphones have serious security flaw
Report: 600 million cellphones have serious security flaw Mobile & Electronics June 19, 2015
By Rick Couri of KRMG WASHINGTON, DC — A cyber security firm called NowSecure says they warned cell phone giant…
Starbucks app user? How to protect your account
Starbucks app user? How to protect your account Protect Your Rights & Identity June 15, 2015
This is a stunner if you're a big Starbucks person. Do you know that one in five dollars spent at…
Russian Hackers Steal 1 Billion Usernames And Passwords
Russian Hackers Steal 1 Billion Usernames And Passwords Protect Your Rights & Identity August 6, 2014
Get ready for another data breach of mind-blowing proportions. A look at the damage done A Russian criminal ring reportedly…
What you need to know about Target’s debit and credit card breach
What you need to know about Target’s debit and credit card breach Protect Your Rights & Identity December 20, 2013
Worried that your debit or credit card was breached at Target during the holiday season? Here's info you need to…
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