Tagged: Identity theft

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Ensuring a Secure Online Future

The 2016 shopping season is coming to a close and there are three reasons why people didn’t spend as much money this year on Cyber Monday. 1. They had already spent a collective 7 billion...

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The UK Is Taking Online Security More Seriously

Online consumers and social media users in the UK are finally realizing that they are at risk of identity theft and cyber attacks. According to ESET, this realization has prompted many of them to...

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Next Step in Mobile Security: Iris Recognition

In a few years, thanks to iris recognition technology, we may never need to remember another password to access our laptops, tablets or smartphones. Iris recognition is an automated method of biometric identification that...

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After Hack, Yahoo! Offers Online Security Tips

By now, most everyone has heard about the 500 million stolen accounts from Yahoo!’s network in late 2014. If you had an account with them, your name, email address, telephone number, birth date, passwords...

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Is That Email From PayPal Actually From A Hacker?

Have you ever received an email from PayPal that said “Your account has been limited until we hear from you”? But after you open it, you start to get suspicious.  Could it actually be...

How Offering Identity Theft Protection Wins Customers

A staggering 17.6 million consumers were victims of identity theft in 2014, according to estimates from the Justice Department. Identity theft is on the rise, with more and more consumers falling victim to ID...

Could That Email from PayPal Be From a Hacker Instead?

Could That Email from PayPal Be From a Hacker Instead?

Have you ever gone through your emails and found one that you thought was from PayPal that said “Your account has been limited until we hear from you”? Then when you open the mail it seems...

Is Your Site Safe? Get a Free Scan!

Maybe you heard from a friend or business associate how their website just got hacked. Or maybe your credit card service provider asked if you were scanning your site for vulnerabilities as per their...

Tis the Season for Hacking

National women’s clothing retailer Bebe suffered a hacking attack on their credit card payment system. According to Martyn Williams, The company said Friday [12/5/14] that the cardholder name, account number, expiration date, and verification...

Without PCI-Compliant POS Scanning Merchants Can Expect More Target-Style Hacking

The massive Target breach that took place over the holiday shopping season was apparently much larger than the corporation initially thought. The U.S. company issued a statement last Friday that said hackers also made off with...

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