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Fend-off-hackers

What you can do to fend off hackers Your personal information is valuable. That’s why hackers try to steal it. This year, for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we’ve got tips to help you keep your personal information from ending up in the hands of a hacker. Protect your phone Let’s start with protecting [...]

2020-05-22T15:26:34-04:00October 30th, 2019|Computer Security, Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|

Capital One – Amazon Data Breech

Capital One data breach If you needed yet another nudge to start keeping an eye on your credit report to protect against identity theft, Capital One has delivered it with its announcement that a data breach has exposed the personal information of 106 million of its credit card customers and credit card applicants in [...]

2020-05-22T15:27:29-04:00August 1st, 2019|Financial, Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|

Facebook 5 Billion Dollar Settlement for Privacy Violations

What the FTC Facebook settlement means for consumers The next time users visit Facebook, things might not look different, but big changes are brewing behind the scenes. The FTC’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement requires Facebook to conduct a massive overhaul of its consumer privacy practices. The settlement also makes major changes to Facebook’s operations [...]

2019-07-24T13:14:30-04:00July 24th, 2019|Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|

CarBuyingScams

Put the brakes on phony online car sales For more information or the original article from the FTC Click Here For more information on spotting a scam on Craigslist Click Here You can buy practically anything online, including used cars. But before you shell out any hard-earned cash, here’s a warning about scammers trying [...]

2020-05-22T15:30:03-04:00June 17th, 2019|Financial, Personal Scams|