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Protect Yourself from Fake QR Code Scams

Protect Yourself from Fake QR Code Scams

Quick response codes also known as QR codes, are everywhere these days. Many restaurants use them for their menus, airlines use them for checking into your flight, and concerts or sporting events for admission tickets. While these codes are more prevalent...

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How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft can happen to anyone and occurs when someone uses another person’s identifying information, typically for a financial gain. There are several ways identity theft can happen: Mail Fraud Data Breaches Digital Service (Apps) Compromise Phishing Emails...

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How to Protect Minors from Being Scammed Online

How to Protect Minors from Being Scammed Online

Today’s youth have grown up surrounded by computers, smartphones, the internet and social media. It’s no surprise they are internet and tech savvy and have a lot of confidence navigating online. Along with their tech knowledge, young kids and teens may also be more...

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What Are Tax Scams & How to Identify Them

What Are Tax Scams & How to Identify Them

Tax season is a prime time for fraudsters. Taxes are often mystifying, leaving people with questions about their tax returns. And because the IRS does not carry a perfect reputation with Americans, many are left on edge about receiving IRS communications. These...

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Protect Yourself From Credential Stuffing

Protect Yourself From Credential Stuffing

If you are reusing the same username and password for multiple apps and websites—you may be at risk of a potential cyber threat called credential stuffing. What is credential stuffing? Credential stuffing occurs when hackers use stolen information, such as usernames...

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