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Personal Finance Security: How to Prevent Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft

Personal Finance Security: How to Prevent Yourself from Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to the most recent report on identify theft from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, over 16 million Americans had their identity stolen and used for fraudulent purposes during the one year study period. Losses from identity theft during the study period exceeded $24 billion. Identity theft is the fraudulent misuse of a person’s financial […]

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5 Most Common Online Scams of 2013 and What You Can Do to Avoid Them

5 Most Common Online Scams of 2013 and What You Can Do to Avoid Them

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2012, the Huffington Post estimated that Americans lose nearly $2.9 Billion a year to fraud. To put that in perspective, that is just a little less than all of the money that the Salvation Army brings in each year, or $9.24 per person in the US. With a little caution and more awareness, much […]

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Four Lessons From Target’s Credit Card Breach

Four Lessons From Target’s Credit Card Breach

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

In December 2013, U.S. retail giant Target was subject to a theft of credit and debit card information from upwards of 40 million customers. This crime affected nearly all Target consumers during the prime holiday shopping season from late November to mid-December, putting holiday shoppers at risk of identity theft. Many consumers are worried that […]

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What to do When You Find Yourself the Victim of Fraud

What to do When You Find Yourself the Victim of Fraud

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Any person or business can become a victim of fraud. Fraud can take many forms from identity theft to embezzlement of funds. Fraud can cause financial and personal problems for a long time. It can be difficult to detect and to prosecute. Anyone who has become a victim of fraud should take several steps right […]

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6 Simple Ways to Protect your Identity

6 Simple Ways to Protect your Identity

| September 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

With today’s booming technology, there are so many ways to steal another person’s identity. In fact, according to Javelin Strategy & Research, identity theft is a $37 billion crime that affects 1 in 25 U.S. citizens. But don’t worry, there are easy ways to make sure your identity isn’t used by someone you don’t know. […]

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5 Signs Your Business Network Has Been Hacked — and What to Do About It

5 Signs Your Business Network Has Been Hacked — and What to Do About It

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many warning signs your business’s network has been hacked, and there are as many reasons you may assume your business will never be hacked. Unfortunately, by the time your network begins to behave erratically, it is usually too late for more than damage control. As global dependency on the Internet increases, cyber-hacking and […]

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