Tag Archives: identity theft

Are You Managing Your Passwords Well?

Everyday, millions of Internet accounts around the world are hacked into. Are YOU doing enough to protect yourself? Take a look at these past posts we’ve made: 1, 2 Then, check out these password manager tools recommended by TechRepublic and … Continue reading

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In-Store Security Threats

Nuspire,  a managed network security service provider, has developed an interactive graphic that highlights the areas of the retail store that are most vulnerable to security threats. Click the image to see a larger version of the graph and follow the … Continue reading

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Must Reading: How Vulnerable are YOU to Being Tracked by Hackers?

Earlier this week, we posted about “What Happens to Our Privacy If a Company Is Sold?” The answer was pretty disconcerting!! In this post, we are furthering the discussion by publicizing a very recent article Josh Keller, K.K. Rebecca Lai, and … Continue reading

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Consumers Have Questions About Data Mining

Privacy and identity theft are important issues for all of us. With that in mind, a critical question for data miners is: How do consumers feel about data-mining practices being deployed by companies and other organizations? Consider these observations from … Continue reading

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New Money & Main$treet TV Interview on Personal Online Safety!

As we have posted before (see for example, 1, 2, 3), identity theft, hacking, and invasion of privacy are rampant issues that we face today. And this is a BIG issue when we shop online. Recently, we sat down with … Continue reading

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Tips for Shopping More Safely Online

As we know, hacking and identity theft make us more vulnerable than ever when we shop with a credit or debit card — whether in a store, over the phone, or online. So, we need to do all we can … Continue reading

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Are YOU as Cyber-Secure as You Should Be? Some Video Tips

Identity theft and loss of privacy are BIG issues. In this video, we point out several “scary” aspects of cyber security as well as offer several tips. Protect YOURSELF. We can be our best friend — and our worst enemy. … Continue reading

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