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Dumpster Diving

Dumpster Diving

Dumpster Diving Did you ever wonder what kinds of people dig through dumpsters in search of something of value? Their activity is called "dumpster diving," and although there ...

Why Is It So Hard To Catch Identity Thieves?

Why Is It So Hard To Catch Identity Thieves?

What if I were to tell you that 15 million Americans fall victim to identity theft every single year? Would you say “no way” or “not possible?"  How about if I said that ...

4 Simple Things to Protect Yourself from the Equifax Breach

4 Simple Things to Protect Yourself from the Equifax Breach

Understanding the Magnitude of Equifax Breach As you undoubtedly know by now, the Equifax breach affected 143 million Americans who's personal data was compromised. ...

Tunneling

Tunneling

What is Tunneling? In the computer networking sense, tunneling is a process of sending data – typically private communications – from one network to another through a public ...

Safe Internet Surfing Tips for Kids

Safe Internet Surfing Tips for Kids

Children need to be cautious on the Internet All children should be educated about a few common dangers on the Internet, and how to avoid falling prey to on-line crime and ...

Your Personal Data is Worth Big Bucks

Your Personal Data is Worth Big Bucks

How much is your personal data worth? Your personal data is worth up to $5,000 to Google. For Facebook, you're looking anywhere between $45 to $190. The growth of the online ...

Anyone Can Steal Your Identity, Even Your Sister

Anyone Can Steal Your Identity, Even Your Sister

Identity theft can begin with the simple theft of a credit card number, malicious hacking into a device which contains personal information, or careless handling of private data ...

51 Proven Ways to Prevent College Identity Theft

51 Proven Ways to Prevent College Identity Theft

1. Be cautious of public computers Try to limit your usage on those computers to university-regulated sites and schoolwork. Don’t use them for anything to do with billing, and ...

Affidavit of Forgery

Affidavit of Forgery

What is an Affidavit of Forgery? Known either as an affidavit of forgery or a forgery affidavit, these legal documents are completed by a person who has been the victim of ...

Catfishing

Catfishing

What is catfishing? Catfishing (also known as "catphishing") refers to the act of a person – perhaps a cybercriminal – creating a fake personality and using fake pictures to ...

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