Posts Tagged ‘Tabnabbing’

How much time do you spend online? If you’re like most people, then part of every day is spent shopping, networking and surfing the Web.

It’s just so convenient. You can do most anything you want online these days. But there are some dangers every surfer should be aware of. October is Cyber Security Month, so it’s a great time to think about online safety. Check out these cyber safety tips, and then share your thoughts with us.

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Avoid These Holiday Scams

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Are you ready for the holidays? They always seem to arrive so quickly. One minute we’re buying Halloween candy, and the next we’re wondering why we only have two shopping days left. For most people, it’s the busiest time of year.

There are so many things associated with the holidays. Family events, shopping, social gatherings and vicious scams perpetrated by heartless criminals. It’s tragic. Voracious predators recognize this season as a time of cheer and good will. And they’ll use every dirty trick at their disposal to take advantage of that.

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identitytheftHow safe is your identity? A study from Javelin Strategy & Research showed that more than 11 million adults were victimized by identity thieves in 2009. That’s a 12% increase from the previous year.

The report also revealed that identity theft was responsible for a $54 billion loss to Americans. Victims typically spend more than 21 hours attempting to resolve this crime. It’s become an epidemic – so what are you doing to prevent identity theft?

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