With identity theft and data breaches becoming more and more common – whether over the internet or in-person – it's more important than ever to take proactive identity theft protection measures. One crucial step is to ensure better password protection.
New graduates are particularly susceptible to this increasingly prevalent crime.
Jailbreaking makes you more vulnerable to incompatible software, malware and hackers.
Our president, Steve Schwartz, was recently featured on FoxBusiness.com. Here's what he had to say:
The tech news site Tom's Guide has compiled a list of some of the most egregious data breaches of the last several years. Here are just a handful of them:
It's unclear why the Astros were specifically targeted by these hackers, but Top Tech News noted that the Houston club is known for its use of sabermetrics and online databases for reviewing and storing player and trade data.
If you're making travel plans for the summer – especially to destinations abroad – think about leaving your debit card at home.
Just halfway into the year, the United States has already seen 368 data breaches and over 10 million reported cases of personal information and ID theft, earning this crime the dubious distinction of America's "most common consumer complaint," according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
The summer has become a prime time for identity theft precisely because it frequently involves people visiting new places, states and countries – unfamiliar settings that, because of their unfamiliarity, may not be especially secure.
Planning on giving away your phone? Don't forget to wipe all your data first!
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