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Do you have Informed Delivery from the US Postal Service? If not, you should. Every day, it sends you an email that shows what is coming in your mail.However, there is also the possibility that someone could pose as you and get your Informed Delivery. This means that they could get your mail befo...
07/10/2021
There are several tried and true ways that you can use to protect yourself from ID theft, and some of them you might have never even considered:Check Your Passwords – Every online account you have should have a different password. Never use the same password for more than one account. You can eas...
07/01/2021
These days, it seems like there is one data breach after another, and each time, they are being done by those who want to steal your identity. Thankfully, it is much easier than you probably think to keep your info safe. Here are some tips that you can start doing right now to put yourself in a p...
06/24/2021
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 clue. A hiker from Hawaii, was found alive after being lost in the wilderness for 17 days. Though it might not seem likely that it could happen to you...
06/10/2021
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 taking advantage of older adults and seniors, including your parents.These crooks violate their trust and take advantage of their ignorance of the onli...
06/03/2021
One of the common ways that hackers can trick their victims is through a phishing attack. They can do this by writing and sending an email that looks like it comes from a real source. This email might ask you for things like your username or password for a certain account, or it might have an att...
05/27/2021
When people started using biometric identifiers, many believed that it was all of the security that we needed. However, that was around 15 years ago, and we are still having security and privacy issues. As biometrics become even more common, the chances of hacks are becoming even more common!Year...
05/20/2021
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.Most people believe that Uber does thorough background checks on its drivers, but that’s not totally the case. Recently, there have been a number of cas...
05/13/2021
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 most people, you use your SS number constantly; it might be at the bank, the doctor’s office, or somewhere else. You need to use a SS number to get a...
05/05/2021
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 have likely seen two-factor authentication even if you don’t totally know what it is. For example, if you do your banking online, your bank might send a...
04/28/2021