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  • Survival Tips When You are Lost in the Woods

    It’s that time of the year again. And getting lost in the woods is NOT fun and sometimes deadly. But you have a chance if you are lucky and have a ...
  • Protecting Your Parents from ID Theft

    When we look at statistics, most of the people who are victims of ID theft are 50 years old or older. Unfortunately, cyber criminals have no issue ...
  • Is Your Privacy a Concern with Biometrics?

    When people started using biometric identifiers, many believed that it was all of the security that we needed. However, that was around 15 years ag...
  • Is Your Uber Driver a Criminal?

    Do you ever Uber? If you do, you probably feel relatively safe when getting into a stranger’s car. However, you might not be as safe as it seems. M...
  • If Your Social Security Card is Stolen, This is What You Should Do

    Back in the 1930s when Social Security numbers were first introduced, they were not meant to be used as we use them today. However, if you are like...
  • Two-Factor Authentication: What is It and How Does it Work?

    There are many ways that you can protect yourself on the internet, and one of the things you can do is begin using two-factor authentication. You h...
  • Synthetic Identity Theft: What Is It?

    You might know what identity theft is. It’s when someone takes someone else’s personal and private information so that they can get something out o...
  • Use Facebook or YouTube if You Want to be a Criminal

    When you start thinking about a cybercriminal, you probably imagine a sleezy looking person in a dark room wearing a black hoodie, right? They are ...
  • Is Your Spouse Cheating? Your Kids Lying? They Might Use Vault Apps

    If you have a child who has a smartphone or a spouse who is acting suspicious, they might be hiding things on their mobile devices. How are they do...
  • Digital Literacy: A Smart Parent’s Guide

    Do you have a child, tween, or teen who uses the internet? If so, you should be aware of the following facts: Teens largely believe that the inter...
  • When its Tax Time, Protect Your Identity

    Tax time comes around every year, and though you technically have until April 15th each year, if you can, file earlier. There is a good reason for ...
  • Real Estate Scam – The Surveillance Seller

    Scam? Homeowners surveilling buyers? It’s not so much a scam, unless you consider it to be. Read on. Pretend, for a moment, that you are looking fo...