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Do you have a kid who has gotten a pre-approved credit card offer in the mail? If so, their identity might have been stolen. Child ID theft is when a person uses a minor’s Social Security number to commit some type of fraud, which can include opening credit cards, taking out a loan, or even apply...
07/29/2020
If you had asked me a few months ago what I felt about “screen time” and kids, I would have told you that I wouldn’t give my kids their own devices or allow social media accounts until they were 15. But things have changed. Now, I’m happy to let the kids on the family tablet, and even allow them ...
07/22/2020
According to a new survey, we now have a good idea of the habits of the regular person in regard to backing up their devices. The survey, which covered almost 3,000 people, looked at people around the world. What it shows is that 91 percent of people back up their devices and their data. But, 68 ...
07/15/2020
Pandemics can be quite stressful. There are millions of people out of work, and there we really don’t know when the economy will truly bounce back. Those who are out of work are seeking other jobs, at least temporarily, and many are looking for jobs that they can do from home…right from Google.Si...
07/08/2020
Though we, as humans, are supposed to be pretty smart, we do a lot of things that might not seem rational.For example, we do things like text and drive, we don’t get flu shots that can stop us from getting sick, and we hoard things like toilet paper…Dan Ariely, a professor from Duke University, h...
05/27/2020
Many people are asking how they can not only protect themselves, but also their organizations, from all of these COVID-19 hacks that are currently popping up.As with any other phishing scam, vigilance is extremely important. We are certainly going to have to keep on our toes for months, or even y...
05/20/2020
These days, even though we are all, for the most part, stuck at home, trying to be safe from COVID-19, that doesn’t mean that we are safe from cybercrime. Cybercriminals continue to target victims, even in this environment, and many of these scams are related to COVID-19. This is pretty common wh...
05/13/2020
It is estimated that COVID-19 fraud has cost Americans more than $13 million, and it is rising. This comes from the US government.The US Federal Trade Commission has added up the costs of all of these scams. They are looking from those that started from the 1st of January to the current week. Wha...
05/06/2020
Two of the biggest tech companies, Google and Apple, are pairing up to build software that could tell people if they were recently in contact with someone with coronavirus. This tool is due out in a couple of months, and it will be built into iPhones and Androids. People would have to opt in to u...
04/29/2020
The IRS has been urging taxpayers to be aware of calls and emails that might lead victims to give up their personal information to cyberthieves.IRS Commissioner, Chuck Rettig, has been urging people to take more care during this time. He reminds taxpayers that the IRS won’t ever call to verify or...
04/22/2020
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